Cambodian Ambassador Appreciates the Achievement of UNNES
Sunday, 30 September 2018 | 7:34 WIB
In the era of internationalization it is important for a university to prepare itself primarily to compete with other universities in the world. Universitas Negeri Semarang (UNNES) itself has laid a big foundation in welcoming the international competition. One of the things that UNNES is preparing is to form an International class. There have been more than ten International classes spread across eight faculties and Postgraduate.
In addition, various achievements were also made by UNNES both at national and international levels, and these achievements need to be known by a wider audience, especially friendly countries.
Coinciding with that, UNNES sent a team in the Education Expo held by the Indonesian Embassy for Cambodia at the Koh Pich Exebishion center. The exhibition is an annual regular program organized by the Indonesian Embassy.
The Indonesian Ambassador for Cambodia Sudirman Haseng was accompanied by Chhuon Dara, Secretary of the State Ministry of Commerce of the Kingdom of Cambodia, Chhuon Dara when visiting UNNES booth said, “This activity is expected to become a forum for Indonesian campuses, so that the world can be better known , especially people in Cambodia, ” he said.
He also appreciated the achievements of UNNES and hoped that many Cambodian students would study at UNNES later.
Benny Sumardiana as the group leader said, this was a great opportunity for UNNES to pack its wings, and accept as many foreign students from all over the world, and Cambodia was expected to be one of its parts.
He added, “Cambodia is one of our potential target countries in Southeast Asia,” he said on the sidelines of the Expo.
On this occasion, the group of UNNES to Cambodia consisted of five people, besides Benny Sumardiana from the Law Faculty, Sonny also joined the chair of the Asean UNNES Study Center and three International class students.
Four Australian Teachers Study at UNNES
Sunday, 30 September 2018 | 7:18 WIB
Universitas Negeri Semarang (UNNES) received a visit from four Queensland teachers from Monday (9/24). The visit was a realization of a teacher exchange program between Indonesia and Australia initiated by the Central Java Provincial Education and Culture Office.
Located at the UNNES Rector Office, Vice Chancellor IV for Planning and Cooperation, Prof. TL Sukestiyarno, MS PhD warmly welcomed the arrival of the four teachers who were accompanied by curriculum staff from the Central Java Province Education and Culture Office.
“As a university with a conservation and international reputation, UNNES is ready to carry out the mandate of the Central Java Provincial Education and Culture Department to become a partner in the teacher exchange program this time,” said Prof. Sukes.
The four teachers are Samanta Preston (Laims School of Distamce Education), Lisa Mc Mahon (Rollingstone State School), Teresa Sewll – Kasim (Brsibane Central State School), and Warren Ruhle (Harniston State High School).
They are scheduled to attend lectures at UNNES for 10 days. Head of the curriculum affairs of the Central Java Province Education and Culture Office, Ernest Septiyani explained the four Queensland teachers would study Indonesian and local culture (Cross Cultural Understanding).
“Before returning to their home country, they will be invited to visit Prambanan Temple and Borobudur Temple,” said Ernest.
UNNES Sent 13 Internship Students in Malaysia
Sunday, 30 September 2018 | 7:12 WIB
Thirteen students of the Faculty of Economics (FE) Universitas Negeri Semarang (UNNES) who will conduct International Field Work Practices (PKL) in Malaysia were released by UNNES Chancellor Prof. Dr. Fathur Rokhman MHum accompanied by Vice Chancellor for Planning and Cooperation Prof. Sukestiyarno, Dean of FE Drs Heri Yanto MBA PhD, and Chairperson of the PKL Group Dr Muhammad Khafid SPd MSi, Wednesday (9/26).
In the event that took place at the UNNES Rector Office, Sekaran Gunungpati explained that students will conduct Field Work Practices from October 1 to November 30 and be divided into two locations, namely at the Indonesian Embassy (KBRI) for Malaysia and the Institute Business of Excellence Universiti Teknologi Mara Selangor Malaysia.
Prof. Fathur Rokhman advised the students to always maintain the good name of UNNES and Indonesia. Promote good things so that the reputation of UNNES is increasingly recognized at the international level. Tell us about the experience you gained so that it can inspire other UNNES students.
32 Lecturers of Faculty of Sports Science Attended 4th ACPES
Sunday, 30 September 2018 | 6:58 WIB
A total of 32 Faculty of Sports Science lecturers (FIK) at Universitas Negeri Semarang (UNNES) attended the 4th Asean Conference on Physical Education & Sport (ACPES) 2018 on September 24-27 2018 at Tenera Hotel Bandar Baru Bangi Selangor Malaysia. In this activity, UNNES lecturers will attend oral presentations.
When saying goodbye, UNNES Chancellor Prof. Fathur Rokhman MHum said, this was the spirit of the scientific development of the Faculty of Sports Science at UNNES. So far, FIK UNNES continues to make national and international achievements, and continues to develop cooperation, I hope that activities like this can continue and inspire other lecturers.
Meanwhile, Dean of Faculty of Sports Science Prof. Tandiyo Rahayu said ACPES is a Conference to bring together academics, educators and practitioners to meet and discuss issues related to the field of sports science and to exchange research findings and research interests in Sports Science and Physical Education. The focus of the conference is on the use of current technology in the field of Sports Science and Physical Education.
Improve International Reputation, UNNES Receives a Visit from The University of Auckland
Friday, 21 September 2018 | 7:21 WIB
In order to achieve the title as an international reputable university, all elements of Universitas Negeri Semarang (UNNES) must add a network with international institutions. Starting from the university level, majors, to existing study programs.
The cooperation program is carried out by the Cooperation Section by holding a meeting and signing the Minutes of Meeting with the University of Auckland signed by Dr. Marek Tesar as International University Associate Dean of Auckland and Vice Chancellor for Planning and Cooperation Prof. YL Sukestiyarno, Monday (17/09) at the UNNES Rector Office Sekaran Gunungpati, Semarang.
Intan Permata Hapsari SPd MPd was present as the Chair of the International Office of UNNES, and several representatives from eight faculties at UNNES.
Dr. Marek Tesar said, The University of Auckland is the largest university in New Zealand wanting to collaborate with UNNES.
The fields of cooperation include joint-master programs, master degrees, undergraduate double degrees, student mobility programs (exchange programs), lecturer visits, and research collaborations.
Strengthening Collaboration, UNNES Received a Visit from Slovak Lecturer
Monday, 17 September 2018 | 6:14 WIB
The Rector of Universitas Negeri Semarang Prof Fathur Rokhman MHum received a visit from Prof Branislav Pupala PhD from Slovakia accompanied by the Head of Department of Early Childhood Education Teacher in the Rector Room of Rectorate Building, Friday (9/14).
Prof. Pupala has a mission to teach in the Department of Non-Formal Education and Early Childhood Education Teacher Faculty of Education (Faculty of Educational Sciences) for the international class. In addition, he also offers the European Region Action Scheme for the Mobility of University Students (Erasmus Plus) program, which is a student exchange program in European Union.
Previously, Prof Pupala often came to UNNES to become the speaker in seminars and to teach. Last year, he taught for about three months, until finally he decided to return to UNNES from August to December.
Prof Fathur explained that UNNES was happy and proud of the arrival of Prof Pupala. The program is also beneficial, this certainly becomes a step towards the internationalization of UNNES. International collaboration should be improved so that UNNES will be more excellent.
Foreign Lecture of Faculty of Law Said Goodbye after Finishing Tasks
Monday, 17 September 2018 | 3:44 WIB
Jhong-Huang LL M from School of Law, Cornel University, United States said goodbye to the Rector of Universitas Negeri Semarang (UNNES) after spending one month teaching at the International Class of Faculty of Law, Wednesday (12/9).
In addition to teaching at Faculty of Law UNNES, the man from New York also conducted socialization and community service with the Legal Clinic of Labor for fisheries sector in Brebes, Tegal, and Pemalang. He also took part in a seminar on the law issue and human rights for migrant workers in Taiwan to accompany the Legal Clinic and Human Rights Advocacy.
The graduate of law admitted that he was happy to explore and study Indonesian legal culture which was not found in other countries. He hopes that law enforcement in Indonesia will be more ideal and the public will better understand the law.
UNNES Rector Prof Dr Fathur Rokhman MHum explained that this was a proud first step for UNNES towards the year of internationalization. In the future, it is expected that UNNES students and lecturers can depart abroad as part of learning and collaboration innovation.
8 UNNES Students Leave for Malaysia
Wednesday, 12 September 2018 | 22:15 WIB
Universitas Negeri Semarang (UNNES) sent two students abroad. Eight students of Engineering Faculty follow credit transfer program in Universiti Malaysia Pahang (UMP) for four months and seventeen days, Monday (10/9).
In the event which was held in the 217 room of Rectorate Building, it was informed that they will study and do Practical Work. The credit system will be adjusted with UNNES credit system, which is 18 credits maximum.
The Vice Rector for Planning and Cooperation Prof YL Sukestiyarno MS PhD advised them to use this opportunity as good as possible. Socialize with people and study so when you are back, you have information and knowledge to share with other students.
“Keep the good reputation of UNNES, do not do something bad. Tell the prime service of UNNES as a promotion. Keep your spirit on, do not be afraid,” he said.
To follow this credit transfer program, the students were selected first in Mechanical Engineering Department. Furthermore, the remaining 12 students were selected again until obtaining the selected students, Bagas Wijaya, Dwi Prabowo, Zia Putra M, Reza Rizkiana Elang Wahyu S, Moh Khairul Anam, Sandy Triyanto, and Ryan Septiawan.
Their flight is scheduled to take off on Wednesday (12/9/18) and go back to Indonesia on Thursday (17/1/19) accompanied by the Head of Mechanical Engineering Department Rusdiyanto SPd MT and the Head of Cooperation of Engineering Faculty Ir Agus Nugroho SPd MT IPP.
2018, UNNES Receives 9 Students of Darmasiswa Program
Wednesday, 12 September 2018 | 22:05 WIB
A good collaboration between Universitas Negeri Semarang (UNNES) and the Bureau of Planning and Foreign Cooperation (BPKLN) of the Ministry of Education and Culture is realized in the implementation of Darmasiswa Program every year. In 2018, UNNES received 9 (nine) students from various countries.
They are Guo SiYuan (China), Valeria Grajales Ramirez (Colombia), Alok Ranjan Swain (India), Syimyk Zhyrgalbekov and Shaiyrgul Manapova (Kyrgyzstan), Rahajason Fanaja Niriana and Rakotovao Mamitiana Mariah (Madagascar), Nima Sulong (Thailand), and Vo Thi Thanh Thao (Vietnam).
The group was received by the Rector Prof Fathur Rokhman MHum, who was represented by the Vice Rector for Planning and Collaboration Prof YL Sukestiyarno, Monday (3/9) at the UNNES rectorate of Sekaran campus.
The coordinator of UNNES Darmasiswa Program Intan Permata Hapsari MPd reported that in 2018 UNNES receives 9 students not only, in particular, to learn Bahasa Indonesia, but also culture, especially Central Javanese culture. This year, BPKLN provides a target for BIPA learning (Indonesian for Foreign Speakers) to meet a minimum 5 BIPA level.
UNNES Darmasiswa Program is managed by Intan Permata Hapsari MPd, Wati Istanti MPd, Agestia Putri Nusantari MPd, and Anas Fauzi under UNNES Planning and Cooperation and assisted by several students as the mentors.
At the end of his speech, Prof YL Sukestiyarno said that the presence of Darmasiswa students is expected to strengthen the internationalization of UNNES.
Guest Lecture as the Cooperation Result between Faculty of Law UNNES and Cornel Law School USA
Wednesday, 12 September 2018 | 21:37 WIB
Clinic of Law and Human Rights Advocacy, Faculty of Law UNNES in collaboration with Clinic of Farm Worker Rights, Cornel Law School, New York-USA conducted Guest Lecture activities with the discussion on “Human Rights of Migrant Workers in the Fisheries Sector in Taiwan”, Monday (8/27) at Dean Building of the Faculty of Law UNNES Sekaran Gunungpati.
Guest Lecture with the speaker Wallace Jhong Huang LLM was opened by the Vice Dean for Academic of the Faculty of Law (FH) Dr Martitah MHum and guided by Riska Alkadri SH LLM as the moderator discussing the human rights of migrant workers in Taiwan which was followed enthusiastically by 150 students and lecturers of Faculty of Law.
Wallace Jhong Huang also told about the sadness of migrant workers in Taiwan. Starting from the absence of legal protection, work insurance, low wages, and the lack of knowledge of law enforcement in Taiwan regarding the rights of workers who should be protected.
In addition, Wallace also told of the vulnerability of these immigrant workers to be objects in the crime of human trafficking.
“Taiwanese people may employ Indonesians but Indonesian people are brought to other countries such as Korea, Japan, China. No one knows. Who will protect them? ”
Before ending his lecture, Wallace did not forget to motivate students to keep following the development in international issues, deepen legal knowledge through scientific research, and share information that he gave to his family or relatives who are or who will be working in Taiwan and to the community in general.
In addition to Guest Lecture activities, the Legal and Advocacy Clinic in collaboration with the Employment Clinic are also scheduled to conduct research with Wallace Jhong Huang to visit the families of Indonesian citizens working in Taiwan in Tegal and Pemalang.
Supporting Internationalization, FMIPA Conducted Research at USQ Australia
Wednesday, 12 September 2018 | 14:57 WIB
The Dean of Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences (FMIPA) Universitas Negeri Semarang (UNNES) Prof Dr Zaenuri SE MSi Akt conducted institutional research at University of Southern Queensland (USQ) Australia.
The research activities were started by the signing of the MoM between FMIPA UNNES and USQ which took place at USQ campus, Toowoomba, Monday (27/8).
The research was focusing on the institutional cooperation between FMIPA UNNES and USQ including student mobility, lecturer and staff mobility, joint research, joint publication, and other partnership programs.
With the Dean, the research team of scientific development grants led by Prof Dr rer nat YL Sukistiyarno MS conducted a research at USQ entitled, “Integration of Character Education into Subjects in Teaching Learning Process: A Case Study of Schools in Indonesia and Australia”.
Both parties agreed that there would be further activities involving both institutions. At the end of the activity, USQ accompanied the research team consisting of Dr rer nat Adi Nur Cahyono MPd, Dr. Nurkaromah Dwidayati MSi, and Irene Nindita Pradnya MSc to visit Harristown State High in Toowoomba Queensland
Trnava University Slovakia Cooperates with PGPAUD FIP UNNES in the Erasmus + Program
Wednesday, 12 September 2018 | 14:50 WIB
Erasmus is a program to improve the quality of European higher education designed to encourage and support the community through collaboration between European and Non-European institutions.
Prof. Branislav Pupala from Trnava University said the presentation of the Erasmus + program for one-year period in the Department of Early Childhood Teacher Education (PGPAUD) room accompanied by the International Office of UNNES and attended by PGPAUD lecturers.
This program is for students and lecturers of the PGPAUD Study Program in accordance with the demand from Tranava University. The type of the program that will be implemented includes Students Exchange: this program is a competition to select 4 students from PGPAUD Department who will have the opportunity to study early childhood education for 3 months in the Department of Early Childhood Studies, Trnava University, Slovakia.
Exchange scholars from UNNES to Trnava (lecturer exchange): 4 PGPAUD lecturers will follow a teaching program at Trnava University, Slovakia for approximately two months. The needs of the lecturers will be completely covered by the Erasmus +.
In addition, there is also Exchange scholars from Trnava to UNNES (lecturer exchange): 2 lecturers from Trnava University will come to teach and conduct research at UNNES for approximately 2 months.
Philippine Students Follow Teaching Practice Program (PPL) at UNNES
Wednesday, 12 September 2018 | 14:18 WIB
Two Ateneo De Naga University students from the Philippines attended the International Teaching Practice Program (PPL) at Universitas Negeri Semarang (UNNES) for twenty-seven days (3-30 / 8). The two students were Krystel Casipit teaching at Labschool UNNES PAUD and Ralph Robles teaching Mathematics at SMP Negeri 13 Semarang.
UNNES Rector Prof Dr Fathur Rokhman MHum said that this program is very good because UNNES and Ateneo De Naga University Philippines can exchange information and experiences for students from both parties who are prospective teachers.
The Faculty of Languages and Arts lecturer advised the students following the international teaching practice program that this activity should be well-utilized, as an effort to prepare professional and qualified teacher candidates.
The Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization (SEAMEO) initiated a SEA-Teacher Project program or also called Pre-Service Student Teacher Exchange in Southeast Asia. The program aims to provide opportunities for students from universities in Southeast Asia to experience teaching practice program in schools in Southeast Asian countries.
UNNES Student Teaching in Thailand
Saturday, 18 August 2018 | 3:48 WIB
Lolita Noor Amalia from the Faculty of Social Sciences (FIS) Universitas Negeri Semarang (UNNES) became one of forty students from all over Indonesia who were selected to join the young teacher exchange program in Southern Thailand for twenty-five days (16 / 7-9 / 8).
The student majoring in Sociology and Anthropology teaches several subjects, such as Indonesian, basic English, Indonesian nasyid and culture at the Romklao School in Narathiwat province, Southern Thailand.
Language Lover Community and Abroad Alumni Association of Southern Border Province Thailand collaborated to hold the Indonesian Youth Teacher Exchange Program (IYTEP) 2018. IYTEP is a teaching program in Islamic schools in Southern Thailand with the aim of introducing Indonesian culture in Thailand. To participate in this program national selection from various regions throughout Indonesia was held.
UNNES MoU with Korea National Sports University
Saturday, 18 August 2018 | 3:45 WIB
Universitas Negeri Semarang (UNNES) adds to its international cooperation network. Today Friday (6/22/2018) the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed with Korea National Sports University.
Signed by both parties, UNNES rector Prof. Dr. Fathur Rokhman MHum was represented by the Vice rector for Planning and Cooperation Prof. YL Sukestiyarno and Prof. Bong-an Kwon PhD at the UNNES rector office, Gunungpati, Semarang.
After the signing of the MoU, the signing of a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) with the Faculty of Sport Science (FIK) UNNES was signed by the Dean of FIK Prof. Dr. Tandiyo Rahayu MPd and Dean of Graduate School Prof. Bong-an Kwon PhD.
This MoA includes visiting professors between the two universities in the field of sports, students exchange, and the development of the functions of the other tri-dharma perguruan tinggi between the two universities.
Prof. Sukestiyarno said that this collaboration was a good start to establish relations between UNNES and Korea National Sports University. With the signing of the MoU and the MoA it is expected that in the near future both parties can implement this collaboration
Collaboration Research UNNES and UPM Malaysia Continues
Saturday, 18 August 2018 | 3:41 WIB
Selangor, Malaysia (04/08/2018) Two lecturers of Universitas Negeri Semarang (UNNES) Prof. Dr. Sucihatiningsih Dian Wisika Prajanti and Sri Utami SS MA MPd paid a visit to Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) as Visiting Professor in order to study collaboration research instruments between UNNES and UPM 2018.
Research using qualitative and quantitative methods focuses on the development of agricultural extension institutions in Indonesia and Malaysia.
The purpose of this research is to see how the planning, implementation and evaluation of agricultural extension processes in Indonesia and Malaysia.
Hopefully, the outcome of this research is that besides findings that can be published in international indexed journals, it can also find the right model in the development of agricultural counseling that can be applied in countries in need.
For that, Prof. Dr. Rahim Md Sail-Emeritus Professor from UPM Malaysia began the discussion by reviewing the research principle that must be carried out jointly by UNNES and UPM.
The principle is that this research will focus on Planning, Implementation, and Evaluation of agricultural extension in Indonesia and Malaysia. The principle is then used as the basis for making instruments both used for qualitative and quantitative approaches.
Furthermore, together with Prof. Madya Dr. Hanina H Hamsan, Chairperson of Young Citizenship and Leadership, Institute for Social Sciences Studies, the son of Infoport UPM- and the UNNES team jointly reviewed the research instruments that will be used during interviews with research respondents.
The third meeting with UPM this time is expected to produce mature joint research instruments due to language and cultural differences between Indonesia and Malaysia.
“The perception of instrument content perceptions between these two parties will greatly help researchers when plunging into the field because it will further inspire the purpose of each question to be asked” said Prof. Rahim.
The meeting, which was held at the office of the Institute for the Study of Social Sciences (IPSAS), in addition to discussing research, also discussed the possibility of cooperation in publishing books related to the development of agricultural counseling.
The book that is being processed by the UPM Team will then be translated into Indonesian by the UNNES team. Thus, the book will add references to agricultural extension researchers in both Indonesia and Malaysia.
Law Development in Dynamic, Seven Law Experts from Three Continents Present at the UNNES Faculty of Law International Conference
Saturday, 18 August 2018 | 3:38 WIB
Semarang (25/7), Faculty of Law, Universitas Negeri Semarang (FH UNNES) reads various current dynamics of law development by holding an International Conference on Indonesian Law Studies.
The activity that carries the theme of Current Issues of Indonesian Law Studies in a Global Context presents speakers from various countries.
Prof. Reid Mortensen, Professor of Law from the Southern Queensland University Law School, Australia, revealed that current law developments require experts and law practitioners to continue to hold ethics and morals. According to him, ethics and morals for the law profession become very important amid the current global currents.
In contrast to Reid, Prof. Abdul Samat Musa, Professor of the Faculty of Law and Sharia at the Islamic University of Malaysia, and Dr Mas Nooraini binti Haji Mohiddin, law expert of the Islamic University of Sultan Sharif Ali Brunei Darussalam, both saw the prospect of Islamic economic law in a global context.
Both asserted that one of the challenges in the civil and economic law of Islam was how to compete and answer the challenges in the international business world.
Prof. Yoshiki Kurumisawa, Professor of Law from Waseda University, Japan sees more specifically the law aspects of land ownership. According to him, current land issues are important because many cases occur in this regard. “How is the position of the government in the ownership of land for individuals, or the development in the name of the public interest, always a debacle”, said Prof. Yoskihi who is also the Dean of the Japanese Waseda University Law Faculty.
Prof. Sumanto Al Qurtubi, Professor of Cultural Anthropology from King Fahd University, Saudi Arabi, Dr. Vanitha Sundra Karean from Southern Queensland University of Australia, and Dani Muhtada MPA PhD from Universitas Negeri Semarang presents a discourse on the development of human rights and law protection, especially for minorities .
Prof. Sumanto who is also the founder of Nusantara Institute revealed that the fulfillment of human rights both in Indonesia and internationally still finds many obstacles, one of which is a different law system. In line with Prof. Sumanto, Dr. Vanitha said that the problem of law systems that differ between countries, especially in the Asia Pacific region, is a challenge which until now is still being sought for a way out.
Dean of FH UNNES, Dr. Rodiyah SPd SH MSi in her remarks revealed that the problems and development of law must be viewed carefully and precisely, so as to be able to provide solutions not only for Indonesia but the international community at large. “Through this activity, we hope to provide a forum for experts to exchange and provide solutions to existing law problems,” said Rodiyah.
This international conference activity was also attended by student participants from several countries, such as Japan, Malaysia, Brunei Darussalam, Malaysia, and Libya.
UNNES Promotion in Ho Chi Minh City
Saturday, 18 August 2018 | 3:34 WIB
In order to support the vision of Universitas Negeri Semarang (UNNES) to become an internationally reputed conservation-oriented university, a breakthrough is needed in accelerating the internationalization program of UNNES. One indicator of its achievement is the increasing number of foreign students studying at UNNES both full-time students and short course participants as well as summer courses programs or other activities organized by UNNES.
To that end, UNNES through the International Office and the Subdivision of International Cooperation made a breakthrough by participating in 2018 College Counseling Day in Ho Chi Minh City on July 14, 2018 to conduct promotional activities at UNNES international classes and short courses. The event, which was facilitated by the HCMC Vietnam Republican Consulate General, was conducted to provide information that became an introduction to UNNES to prospective foreign students in Ho Chi Minh City so they were interested in studying at UNNES.
The promotion was represented by the Head of International Office UNNES, Intan Permata Hapsari, and the Head of the UNNES International Cooperation Subdivision, Ledi Diana, carried out by distributing flyers to passing visitors along the road in the activity area, and explaining 13 Strata-1 international classes, programs scholarships, and types of short courses owned by UNNES to visitors who visit the booth.
The 2018 College Counseling Day was attended by 80 educational institutions in HCMC and the surrounding provinces, both state and private universities, as well as education agents that market education abroad such as in the UK and USA.
College Counseling Day is an annual activity organized by mass media Tuoi Tre in collaboration with Polytechnic University, VNU-HCM. The implementation of 2018 is the 16th time.
Strengthen Internationalization, UNNES Conduct MoU with Philippine JSU
Saturday, 18 August 2018 | 3:31 WIB
Establishing itself as an international reputable university, Universitas Negeri Semarang (UNNES) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Jose Rizal University (JSU) Philippines, Thursday (07/17/2018) in Mandaluyong, Philippines.
The signing of the MoU was a form of cooperation between UNNES and JSU in the field of Tri Darma perguruan tinggi. The rector of JSU, Vincente Fabella, directly signed the MoU document previously signed by the rector of UNNES, Prof. Dr. Fathur Rokhman MHum.
The signing of the MoU was witnessed by Farid Ahmadi who was an UNNES international cooperation group as a representative of UNNES.
It is expected that with this cooperation, the two universities can improve further cooperation in other fields.
Two UNNES Lecturer Join IYLE in Denmark
Thursday, 9 August 2018 | 0:35 WIB
Two lecturer of Semarang State University (UNNES) join International Youth Leader Education program (IYLE). They are Mohammad Arif Ali MSc lecturer of Sport Science department and Rivan Saghita Pratama MOr lecturer of Sport Coaching Education department.
In this event which joined by 15 countries, they are the first delegation from Indonesia. This event will be held from August 15, 2018-December 31, 2018 at the Academy of Physical Education in Ollrup Denmark.
The rector of UNNES Prof Fathur Rokhman MHum said, this event is amazing, moreover they are delegation from Indonesia. Rector also hopes that they can get achievements and always maintain a good name of UNNES.
9 Thailand Students Join Sports Students Exchange in UNNES
Thursday, 24 May 2018 | 8:35 WIB
Five public health students from Mahasarakham University Thailand and 4 Physical education students from Kasetsart University Thailand join Sports Student Exchange (SSE) program of Faculty of Public Health and Physical Education Batch XII in UNNES. This program has been held for two weeks since (10/5).
The 9 students are Teerisara Homecheungi, Kanchana Paenphet, Panisara Pathawong, Phiyada Phaethaisong and Pitchaphorn Wachirawongsanuwat from Public Health Department also Pliypairin Choonnoparat, Amonpak Nitipatikom, Natchaa Raksai and Supadee Somboon.
In this SSE program, the Thai students join the learning process in bilingual class of Public Health Science department and Sport Science UNNES. They also join some programs such as BIPA (Indonesian Cultural), Indonesian Socio-Cultural based Traditional Food, Environmental Quality Analysis, Basic of Occupational Safety and Health, Public Health Issues, Health Psychology, Physical Activity, Hockey and Pencak Silat.
The Dean of Sport Science Faculty UNNES, Prof Dr Tandiyo Rahayu was welcome by Vice Rector for Planning and Cooperation UNNES, Prof YL Sukestiyarno MS PhD in rector’s room Sekaran campus, Gunungpati on Monday (21/5).
In his speech, Prof YL Sukestiyarno said to the students to enjoy every program that they will join, from the beginning until the end.
Two Lecturers from Faculty of Economics UNNES Became Guest Lecturers in UPSI, Malaysia
Tuesday, 22 May 2018 | 6:17 WIB
Two lecturers from Faculty of Economics Universitas Negeri Semarang (UNNES) became Guest Lecturers for one day at Universitas Pendidikan Sultan Idris (UPSI) Malaysia, in the new campus in Proton, Monday (7/5). The two lecturers are Prof Dr Sucihatiningsih Dian Wisika Prajanti SE MSI and Sri Utami SS MA MPd.
Based on the information obtained by unnes.ac.id, the lecture attended by 30 UPSI students was started by the lecture from Prof Suci entitled “Agricultural Extension in Central Java”, specifically in Grobogan, Klaten, in Magelang. It was continued to the second lecture by Sri Utami SS MA MPd with the theme “Developing Rebana Cluster by Empowering Existing Social Capital” with the case study in Brebes.
UPSI students were very enthusiastic during the lecture, including actively involved in the discussion session.
The Head of Economics Department UPSI Dr Norimah binti Rambeli stated the event of inviting guest lecturer can broaden students’ insight on community condition outside Malaysia, in this case, Indonesia, so that they gain better knowledge, not only know the economic activities in Malaysia.
Strengthen the Collaboration, UNNES and Universitas Putra Malaysia Collaborated in Research
Wednesday, 2 May 2018 | 9:07 WIB
Prof Dr Sucihatiningsih Dian Wisika Prajanti MSi conducted a knowledge development research entitled “Procedures for Socioeconomic Program Development in Rural Areas between Indonesian and Malaysian Scenarios” by collaborating with Universitas Putra Malaysia (UPM), on Saturday until Monday (28-30/4) at UPM, Malaysia.
The research is a follow-up of the previous research about the agricultural economy in Indonesia and Malaysia, in line with the expertise learned by Prof Sucihatiningsih Dian Wisika Prajanti.
Prof Sucihatiningsih’s research members are Dr Widiyanto, Avi Budi Setiawan SE MSi and Sri Utami SS MA. Then from UPM are Prof Dr Rahim Sail, dr Hanina Hansam, Dr Aira and Dr Mursyid.
In this meeting, they made the agreement about the time of the research, contribution of the book, and indexed journal. In 2018, the research emphasizes on the difference of planning, implementation and also evaluation to the existence of agricultural extension agent in Indonesia and Malaysia.
“This collaboration is great for our relationship and to develop our career and knowledge”
“Besides, International Funding such as JICA and Eurhopa can be reached by the collaboration between colleges in the international level” Prof Rahim Sail said.
Thai Students Joined Sports Students Exchange in UNNES
Tuesday, 1 May 2018 | 1:54 WIB
Five students of Sport Science Department from University in Thailand joined Sport Science Faculty Exchange (SSE) program in Universitas Negeri Semarang (UNNES). This program is held for a month starting from (28/4).
The five students are Gun Manphakde, Kritchapol Arsapakdee, Sansanee Wongpun, Mookda Ausaram and Aumpon Homthong.
In SSE program, the Thai students are going to follow learning process in the bilingual class of Sport Science Department (IKOR) UNNES. Besides, they are going to participate in FIK Goes to Public program, city tour in popular tourist attractions in Semarang and Central Java.
The Dean of Sport Science Faculty UNNES, Prof Dr Tandiyo Rahayu was welcome by the Vice Rector for Planning and Cooperation UNNES, Prof YL Sukestiyarno MS PhD in rector room, Sekaran Gunungpati, Monday (30/4).
In his speech, Prof YL Sukestiyarno suggested the students enjoy every program they participate, from learning with other students and city tour in Semarang and Central Java.
UNNES Becomes a Part of the Growth Hub Uni Eropa
Monday, 30 April 2018 | 2:53 WIB
One of the program series of Erasmus plus GITA (Growing Indonesia a Triangular Approach) project is a partnership meeting held in Cheltenham, United Kingdom, in the middle of April 2018. The meeting located at University of Gloucestershire (UoG) was attended by 7 universities in Indonesia and 4 partners from Europe, The University of Gloucestershire (as the host), Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT), Dublin, Ireland, Fachhochschule des Mittelstandes (FHM) Bielefeld, Germany, and University of Innsbruck (UIBK), Innsbruck, Austria.
As one of the universities in Indonesia that received this GITA grant program, Universitas Negeri Semarang (UNNES) sent three delegations, they are Dr wahyono MM, Dorojatun Prihandono SE MM PhD and Sri Utami SS MA MPd. In this chance, UNNES delegations had an opportunity to explain some initial programs that have been realized in the campus especially in Faculty of Economics, and several things about events in Semarang related to entrepreneurial activities or the events related to local community entrepreneurship.
The event was opened by the Vice Chancellor of The University of Gloucestershire, Steven Marston and continued by Professor David James as the Dean of Academic Development. The interactive discussion between the universities was located in Fullwood House, Park Campus, Cheltenhamm. Steven Marston started the discussion by explaining several backgrounds of GITA program.
After the discussion, there was a presentation of every partner related to HEInnovate self-assessment implementation program and draft action plan that can be developed in each institution. HEInnovate self-assessment is a tool to measure the entrepreneurial level of an institution, especially higher education.
After the lunch break, the participants went to Growth Hub in Oxstalls, Gloucester. Growth Hub is a place built as a meeting center between prospective businessmen with mentors or experts and stakeholders involved in the process of business activities. The government-funded place looks luxurious equipped with meeting facilities, classrooms, large conference rooms, computer rooms, business libraries, etc.
During the visit, also presented how to promote the program through online media. The visit lasted for about 2.5 hours and the group returned to Fullwood House followed by the discussion on HEInnovate by John Jameson of Dublin Insitute of Technology (DIT) and by Project Leader, Prof Neil Towers from The University of Gloucestershire.
On the first day, the event consisted of mini-exhibition from each university, explanation about financial accountability report, and presentation about localities in each area of universities. On the second day, also attended lecturers and students of the University of Gloucestershire. The entire program ended with a plan of the follow-up meeting to be held in Yogyakarta in July 2018.
UNNES Signed MoU with National Chi Nan University Taiwan
Thursday, 12 April 2018 | 8:58 WIB
Universitas Negeri Semarang (UNNES) established cooperation again with an overseas partner, National Chi Nan University (NCNU) from Taiwan. The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed by both parties on Tuesday (10/4).
The event, which took place on the 4th floor of UNNES Rectorate Building, was attended by Prof Yuhlong Oliver Su as the President of National Chi Nan University. The NCNU 6th Leader told that he liked to know UNNES.
“I try to make relations with Indonesia. Like how NCNU always welcome young students especially from Asia. We have 4 campuses dedicated to teaching and educating youth,” the Professor of Chemistry said.
Representing UNNES Rector, Expert Staff for Foreign Cooperation Fahrur Rozi SPd MPd PhD explained that this meeting aimed to sign a MoU and have a discussion on the types of cooperation between UNNES and NCNU.
In this discussion forum, most UNNES parties asked for student exchange, credit transfers, scholarship programs, and scientific publications. In response to this, NCNU gives wide opportunities for UNNES, both for doctoral and graduate programs.
UNNES continues to enhance cooperation with worldwide universities to realize the internationalization year.
Researchers from Six Countries Discuss 20 Years of Reform in Indonesia
Saturday, 7 April 2018 | 7:53 WIB
Celebrating the twenty years of Indonesian reform, Political Science Program of Universitas Negeri Semarang (UNNES) held the International Symposium on Indonesian Politic 2018 with the theme “Problems and Prospects after 20 Years Reform”.
Inaugurated by Entrepreneurship Political Scientist from Universitas Brawijaya Wawan Sobari, PhD and the Quantitative Method expert (Rasch Model) from Universiti Malaya Bambang Sumintono PhD, the event was held for two days, Friday to Saturday (6-7 / 4) at Padepokan Karakter Faculty of Social Sciences UNNES.
Chairman of the Committee Cahyo Seftyono, MA reported, the activities are open to the public. Twenty presenters from both domestic and foreign institutions are scheduled to present their articles. Presentations are presented either directly or by teleconference.
Sobari opened the first day of symposium (6/4) by highlighting Indonesia’s contemporary democracy with argument on minimal accuracy. He explained, various survey institutions highlight the level of public satisfaction of Indonesian democracy that is still below 30%.
Twenty presenters went on to describe local ethnic politics, money politics, the power of political language, the fulfillment of citizens’ political rights, alternative politics to the expansion of religion in democracy in Indonesia.
The scheduled researchers come from six countries, namely Australia, the United States, Germany, Taiwan, Malaysia and several researchers from Indonesia. Among those are from University of Quessland, Northwestern University, Heidelberg University, Tamkang University, Universiti Malaya, Universiti Teknologi Mara, Universitas Indonesia, Universitas Gadjah Mada, Universitas Diponegoro, Universitas Padjajaran, Universitas Muhammadiyah Yogyakarta and other leading universities in Indonesia. The presentation of the symposium was closed by reviewing article by Wawan Sobari.
On the second day, Saturday (7/4), Bambang Sumintono delivered the quantitative research method using Rasch Model. He gave a brief workshop to 50 participants from various universities in Central Java. Participants got simulation practice on using Rasch Model and writing strategy of quantitative research article.
“With a short course on writing international research articles and data processing either qualitatively or quantitatively, this activity is expected to induce the development of ethical-based political science at the local level for global usability,” Cahyo closed.
Two UNNES Students Joined ASEAN Young Enterpreneurs Challenge 2018 in Malaysia
Tuesday, 3 April 2018 | 8:19 WIB
Starting its new age at 53 years old, Universitas Negeri Semarang (UNNES) sends two students in ASEAN Young Enterpreneurs Challenge 2018 that is presented by Aminuddin Residential Baki’s, The National University of Malaysia.
This event will be held from 1st -7th April 2018 and will be joined by students from universities in ASEAN.
Those two students are Aris Munandar from Mechanical Engineering Department Faculty of Engineering and Dianawati, Accounting student from Faculty of Economics.
The goals of this event are as a contribution of Indonesian youth in international forum to increase the creativity, economics knowledge, insight and network among the students in ASEAN universities.
The Vice Dean III of Faculty of Engineering UNNES Dr Wirawan Sumbodo MT gives them a send-off and hopes that they could join the event positively so they can repute UNNES in international event. In this event also will be held memorandum of meeting to get the access of magister scholarship.
Prasert Mussairi President of Santichon Islamic School Thailand Visited UNNES
Wednesday, 28 March 2018 | 4:09 WIB
President of Santichon Islamic School Thailand Prasert Mussairi made a visit to Universitas Negeri Semarang (UNNES).
This visit was a return visit to implement cooperation, after team from UNNES established the cooperation in Thailand last year.
The delegation was received by Vice Rector for Planning and Cooperation, Prof. YL Sukestiyarno MS PhD, Monday (26/3/2018) at Rectorate Building, UNNES Sekaran Gunungpati.
Expert Staff of Cooperation Sector of UNNES Fahrur Rozi SPd MPd PhD, Head of Sub Department of International Cooperation Ledi Diyanasari SKom MKom attended this event.
Prof. Sukestiyarno appreciates the coming of Mr. Prasert Mussairi to implement the cooperation that has been established several months ago.
Prof. Sukestiyarno hopes, the cooperation between UNNES and Santichon Islamic School Thailand can run smoothly.
Mr. Prasert Mussairi said that in the near future some students of Santichon Islamic School will register as a new student of UNNES.
Faculty of Engineering UNNES Established International Cooperation with Kasetsart University, Thailand
Wednesday, 21 March 2018 | 4:55 WIB
To support UNNES’ vision in the internationalization year, Faculty of Engineering UNNES established an international cooperation with Kasetsart University, Thailand. Dr. Ir. I Made Sudana, M.Pd., IPM as the Vice Dean of Academics accompanied by Dr. Anis Syamsudin and Dr. Adhi Kusumastuti, PhD signed Minutes of Meeting (MoM) with Faculty of Engineering, Kasetsart University, Thailand. The meeting was also attended by the Dean of Faculty of Engineering, Kasetsart University Dr. Peerayuth Carsethicul accompanied by the Chairman of Mechanical Engineering Department, Asst Ptof Propot Kuthong, PhD, Asst Prof. Dr. Kongkiti Phu Savat and Naraphorn Paoprasert from Industrial Engineering.
The signing of MoM contains some points of cooperation, i.e. Research Collaboration, Joint publication, Joint academic programs as workshops and conferences, Keynote speakers in academic programs as general lecture, workshops, and conferences, Possibility of visiting professors and academic staff exchange, Possibility of joint degree programs, student exchanges, and student credit transfer.
In addition, the visit continued to Sattelite Unit on Campus, Bangkok Metropolitan Administration and Vocational High School in Bangkok, Thailand. The visit led to one of the vocational schools whose student’s background is from poor family and broken home. The most prominent learning method used in the vocational school is learning by doing with emphasis on agriculture and its production to be marketed. The students’ work is to process natural materials around to be products such as candles, hand bodies, antidote, bath soap, bio technology, water fuel, river waste distillation, etc.
Dr. Ir. I Made Sudana M.Pd., IPM also stated that the current lab is not technologically advanced, however, the learning model applied in the school is interesting. It is a combination of project-based learning, teaching factory and production unit. Besides, each student must make a report of their research and its feasibility must be tested directly to the community.
Increasing Internationalization, FIK UNNES Accepts International Exchange Students from Vietnam
Wednesday, 21 March 2018 | 4:13 WIB
Rector of Universitas Negeri Semarang (UNNES), Prof. Dr. Fathur Rokhman, M.Hum. welcomed four students of International Exchange Program (IEP) from Hongbang International University, Vietnam on Tuesday (27/02), in Rectorate Room, UNNES Rectorate, Gunungpati, Semarang.
The four students of IEP program were Nguyen Thi Vu Hanh, Nguyen Huu Loc, Phan Thien Phuoc, and Nguyen Nhat Dong.
Head of International Office of UNNES (IO UNNES), Intan Permata Hapsari, M.Pd., Dean of Faculty of Sport Science (FIK), Prof. Dr. Tandiyo Rahayu, along with leaders also attended this event.
In his speech, Prof Fathur Rokhman welcomed the students. He invited the students to learn some excellent sports at UNNES, such as Wushu, Pencak Silat, and Tonnis. In addition, he also invited them to learn Indonesian culture at UNNES, such as batik and gamelan.
According to Prof. Tandiyo, basically, this activity is a realization of the signing of Minutes of Meeting cooperation with Hongbang University. The four students participating in this program will do a series of activities scheduled by FIK UNNES in cooperation with IO UNNES.
During their study at UNNES, they will be doing sport activities in PJKR Department and participating in Student Activity Units (UKM) related to sports. In addition, they will also conduct teaching practice at two selected Junior High Schools (SMP) in Semarang.
Students of Mathematics and Natural Science Faculty of UNNES Joined Computer Programming Workshop in Koh Samui Thailand
Wednesday, 21 March 2018 | 3:52 WIB
Two students of Mathematics and Natural Science Faculty (FMIPA) UNNES represented Indonesia in Computer Programming Workshop event in Koh Samui Thailand on 4th —13th of March 2018.
They are Rizki Danang Kartiko Kuncoro and Nerly Angraeni from Computer Science Department and accompanied by Sigit Raharjo staff of Dejavato Foundation. This event is followed by 25 student participants and companions from 8 countries there are Indonesia, Poland, Croatia, Spanish, Kenya, Peru, Vietnam, and Thailand.
During the event, the participants follow every sessions of the workshop like an introduction to Scratch programming language, making computer-based game, computer animation, and group discussion. The participants also shared their experiences and culture from their country to each other that made the workshop more interesting.
They are also given the time to explore Koh Samui land that is famous because of the beauty of its beach and its nature.
This event is a part of Erasmus+ program that is fully supported by Europe Commission and presented by Meritum Poland Organization. After this event is finished, the participants will continue workshop event and share the knowledge and skills that they got in their country.
Following Transfer Credit, UNNES Students Study in Malaysia and Taiwan
Thursday, 8 February 2018 | 4:58 WIB
There are 12 students from Faculty of Economic of Universitas Negeri Semarang (FE UNNES) will join transfer credit program in Malaysia and Taiwan.
By those number, 10 students will follow transfer credit to Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris (UPSI) for about one semester. And the other two students will follow transfer credit to Cheng Sui University Taiwan for one year.
The dean of Faculty of Economy Dr Wahyono explained that the students will depart on February 12, 2018 and they will start the course from March 20, 2018.
“This Program is part of our effort to prepare the students to have a global knowledge,” said Dr Wahyono, Thursday(8/2).
Rector of UNNES Prof Dr Fathur Rokhman Appreciate all of the students who pass the selection process. He encourage the students to make use of these chance as tools to develop their potency.
“It is important to have a brave to face the problems. And you all have it,” said the Professor of Sociolinguistic Sciences.
He hope that the student will get an inspiration so that they can adopt the good things from the country they would visit and apply it in Indonesia.
Visiting UNNES, Suez Canal University, Ismailia Egypt Initiate a Cooperation
Monday, 5 February 2018 | 7:36 WIB
Vice Rector of Community Service and Environmental Development of Suez Canal University, Ismailia Egypt Prof Dr Atef Abou El-Nour visiting Universitas Negeri Semarang (UNNES) and initiate a cooperation about three pillars of Higher Education.
The offer was positively responded by the Rector of UNNES Prof Dr Fathur Rokhman MHum which was respresented by the Vice Rector for Cooperation Affairs Prof Dr YL Sukestiyarno accompanied by Vice Rector for Academic Affairs Prof. Rustono, Dean, Chair of relevant institutions and officials within UNNES.
Attending this event, there are Prof Dr Hassan Abdel Haleem Yousse from Suez Canal University, Prof Dr Sangidu MHum as the Head of Department of Intercultural of FIB UGM, KH Anizar Masyhadi SS as the vice chairman of PM TAZAKKA, and Subhan Jaelani Lc from Indonesian Embassy in Cairo.
The offer was signed by the signing of Minutes of Meeting (MoM) between Prof Dr Atef Abou El-Nour and Prof Dr YL Sukestiyarno, Monday (5/2/2018) at Rectorate UNNES Sekaran Campus Gunungpati Semarang Jawa Tengah.
“Our University has 28 faculties and 53 special units for educational research and community service” said Prof Dr Atef Abou El-Nour. The faculties including Medical Faculty, Dentistry Faculty, Engineering, Marketing, Hospitality and Sports.
After signing the MoM the agenda is discussion about implementation of MoU including seminar, journals writing, students exchange, lectures exchange, and research.
Visiting UTM, FMIPA UNNES Inquired Cooperation to Strengthen Internationalization.
Thursday, 1 February 2018 | 5:17 WIB
Six lecturers and six students from Chemistry Department of Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) conducted a scientific visit and networking at Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences (FMIPA) Universitas Negeri Semarang (UNNES) for two days, Monday-Tuesday (29-30 / 1 / 2018).
Assoc Prof. Dr. Roswanira as team leader of UTM, who is also the chair of group research of Enzym Technology and Green Synthesis Group (ETGS), there are also Dr. Naji Arafat Mahat (Forensic science expert), Dr. Nursyafreena Attan (Material Science and Catalysis expert), Dr. Sheela Chandren (Photocatalysis and nanostructure materials expert), Dr. Fazira Ilyana Abdul Razak (Organometallic synthesis and computational expert), and Dr. Mohd Afiq Mohd Huri (Explosive analysis).
The arrival of Dr. Roswanira and her team was welcomed by the Dean of FMIPA Prof. Dr. Zaenuri along with his staff.
The aim of the visitation is to introduce UTM Chemistry Department with all academic and non-academic activities to the academic community in Chemistry Department of FMIPA.
Several cooperation opportunities are offered, including joint research, book chapter writing, and students’ mobility. UNNES already has MoU with UTM, this activity as one of the implementation of the important points agreed in the MoU.
The activities of January 30, 2018 in the chemistry department also involved the Forensic team of Central Java. The team from UTM (Dr Naji Arafat Mahat and team) presented research activites of Forensic Science. The cooperation between UNNES, UTM, and Central Java Forensic Lab has been realized with MoM signing between the three sides
At the end of the activity, the Dean of FMIPA handed over a series of souvenirs to UTM guests, and in return Dr. Roswanira also handed souvenirs to the Dean of FMIPA and the Head of Chemical Department Dr Nanik Wijayati MSi.
Ten Students of Faculty of Engineering Follow PELTAC Competition in UTM Malaysia
Monday, 22 January 2018 | 6:36 WIB
There are 10 students of Faculty of Engineering Universitas Negeri Semarang (FT UNNES) following Proffesional, Engineering, Leadership, Teamwork, and Awareness Camp (PELTAC) 2018 for six days start from January 25 – 30, 2018 in Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), Skudai, Johor Bahru, Malaysia.
The students are Siti Hardiyanti Pradana (Chemistry Engineering 2014), Muhammad Afnan Mubarok (Chemistry Engineering 2014), Lu’luatul Khoiriyah (Chemistry Engineering 2014), Lutfiana RahmandaIkna Dewi (Chemistry Engineering 2014), Hanif Abdillah (Chemistry Engineering 2014), Nindy Septian Cahyarini (Chemistry Engineering 2014), Doni Saputra (Chemistry Engineering 2016), Nur Arifin (Mechanical Engineering 2015), Arya Alief Pambudi (Mechanical Engineering 2013), Ahmad Rifai (Mechanical Engineering 2014).
They will follow a sort of tentatives like seminar, workshop, debate competition, public speaking competition, and outbond together with another participants from various country including Korea, Malaysia, Thailand, and Singapore.
During farewell to the team, Vice Rector of Academic Affair of UNNES Dr Bambang Br said that the students should follow all of the activities conducted by UTM, show that UNNES’s student able to compete with the other universities from Korea, Malaysia, Thailand, and Singapore to presents UNNES as International University.
The dean on Faculty of Engineering Dr Nur Qudus MT explained that hopefully the students can take the advantage of this event as self improvement and chance to get an scholarship access to continue their study from UTM.
Vice of Dean III of Faculty of Engineering Dr Wirawan Sumbodo MT also explained that this event is in line with UNNES’s mission as International Reputation. This event is also give a chance for students to give their contribution in the international event.
Coordinator of cooperation staff of Faculty of Engineering Ir Agus Nugroho SPd MT IPP added that hopefully this event could give a strengthening in international experiences and also the cooperation between UNNES and UTM.
Faculty of Science Education UNNES Initiate a Cooperation with University of Adger, Norway
Wednesday, 27 December 2017 | 10:27 WIB
Department of Teacher Education in Early Childhood Education Universitas Negeri Semarang (UNNES) get visitation from University of Adger Norway on Thursday and Friday (21-22 / 12). This visit was conducted by Assistant Professor Haege Johannessen with a Norwegian early childhood teacher who is also a diaspora from Cilacap, Retno Tomstad.
The arrival of both parties from Norway is aimed to see the development of early childhood studies in universities as well as in institutions of early childhood (kindergarten and KB).
This two-day visit begins with a gathering of the University of Adger with the Dean of Faculty of Science Education, Prof. Fakhruddin, M. Pd. In this occasion, the three parties signed MoM cooperation and discussed the form of cooperation between 3 agencies (UNNES, Universities of Agder, and Maurtua Kindergarten). After that, the agenda continues with the sharing information about Early Childhood Education in Norway with students of the international program of Early Childhood Education.
On the second day, the two guests from Norway visited the KB and kindergarten of UNNES Lab-School and were welcomed by the KB principal, Dhiana Binantari, S. Pd. From the visit, Retno revealed that there is a need for teacher exchange to see the educational process in Indonesia and in Norway. Finishing the activities on the second day, Haege and Retno also visited the UNNES Post-graduate Program and met the head of the Study Program, Yuli Kurniawati, Ph.D. The visit concludes with Forum Group Discussion with students who are concentrating on Early Childhood Education program.
Increasing Network of Cooperation, UNNES Hold Discussion on Implementation of MoU with Fuqing Branch Fujian Normal University
Wednesday, 27 December 2017 | 10:25 WIB
Universitas Negeri Semarang (UNNES) increasing their international cooperation by signing of Memorandum of Understanding with Fujian Normal University Fuqing Branch on Friday (22/12) in Senate Room, UNNES Rectorate, UNNES Sekaran Campus, Gunungpati, Semarang
Attending this event, Head of International Office UNNES, Intan Permata Hapsari, SPd, MPd, Dr. Ratna Dewi Kusumaningtyas, as Expert Staff for Foreign Cooperation, along with staff of UNNES International Study Program. Besides, Xu Lu Xiong as Vice Rector for Cooperation of Fuqing Branch Fujian Normal University also attending the event.
The event started with the signing of MoU by Ratna Dewi and Xu Lu Xiong. After that, the event continued with a discussion from the Fuqing Branch Fujian Normal University together with the UNNES international program representative related to the cooperation that can be done.
In the discussion between the two parties, there are several points of cooperation that will be done. including short course scholarships for Fuqing Branch students of Fujian Normal University, student exchange for students of both parties, and research collaboration between the two universities.
(Cesar, Student Staff)
UNNES Conducted Professors Go To School in Jeddah
Monday, 4 December 2017 | 7:39 WIB
The delegation of Universitas Negeri Semarang (UNNES) got a great opportunity to corporate with the Consulate General of The Republic of Indonesia in Jeddah, Monday (4/11). Consul General of the Republic of Indonesia in Jeddah, Mohamad Hery Saripudin express deepest appreciation to the delegation UNNES. According to him, the Consulate General of Jeddah is a special because Consulate General of Jeddah is a labor diplomacy service of Indonesian citizens. One of the unique services is Umroh and Hajj issues. There are many special cases that Consulate General has to face including the protection of Indonesian workers both legal and illegal. Besides, the Consulate General of Jeddah also organized Indonesian School in Jeddah that have 1327 students.
On this occasion, UNNES held a program of Professors Go to School among nations. Prof Dr Fathur Rokhman M Hum, Prof Dr Rustono M Hum, and Dr S Martono MSi spoke at the motivation and encouragement session to Indonesian school students in Jeddah to become leaders in the future. Prof Dr Achmad Slamet MSi and Prof Dr Tri Joko Raharjo MPd provides material on the 2013 curriculum to teachers at the Indonesian School in Jeddah. The program ended with a public lecture of UNNES Rector in front of a gathering of Indonesian students studying in Jeddah, Mecca and surrounding areas.
HCMC University of Education Vietnam Invite Lecturers and Students of FIK UNNES to be a Guest Lecturer and Follow Sit-in
Friday, 1 December 2017 | 2:59 WIB
Dean of the Department of Physical Education, HO CHI Minh City (HCMC) University of Education Vietnam, Madame Lê Hăng invited the lectures of the Sports Sciences Faculty of Universitas Negeri Semarang (UNNES) to have a lecturing for several weeks.
It was stated when 4 lecturers of FIK UNNES became guest lecturers at HCMC University of Education on Thursday (30/11). It was mentioned that HCMC University of Education Vietnam is also open opportunities for Students of FIK UNNES to join sit-in program for 2 months.
Dean of FIK UNNES Prof Dr Tandiyo Rahayu MPd said that UNNES welcomes the offer from HCMC University of Education Vietnam. It is also expected that the program that has been planned by both parties can run well.
Furthermore, Prof Tandiyo said that UNNES will continue to strengthen the cooperation with universities in Vietnam that have been established since 2012. In the future, the intensity and quality of equal and mutually beneficial cooperation will be improved
Four lecturers of FIK UNNES who were became the guest lecturers at HCMC University of Education Vietnam are Prof. Tandiyo who share her knowledge about the role of physical education in the education system, Dr Heny Setyawati about sports psychology, Dr Setya Rahayu about sports research, and Fatona Suraya MPd about sports journalism.
Two UNNES Students Join International Conference on Innovative in Education 2017 in Thailand
Tuesday, 21 November 2017 | 14:45 WIB
Dirjen Belmawa Kemristekdikti gave the opportunity to two students of Universitas Negeri Semarang (UNNES) who is the alumni of Program Pertukaran Mahasiswa Tanah Air Nusantara (Permata) batch 2016 to participate in International Conference on Education (ICIE) 2017 conducted by Institute for Innovative Learning, Mahidol University in Thailand during two days (24-25/11/2017).
They are Andar Jaya Parotua (Mathematics) Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences and Dessy Ratna Puspita (Chemical Engineering) Faculty of Engineering, released by Vice Rector of Academic Affairs Prof Rustono, Tuesday (21/11/2017) at rectorate UNNES Sekaran campus Gunungpati.
The event was attended by the Dean of Faculty of Engineering Dr. Nur Qudus, Dean of Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences Prof. Zaenuri, and related officials in UNNES.
Prof Rustono advised to students to take an active role in the International Conference through question and answer session and hopefully can get the knowledge gained there to be transmitted to junior students of Permata Program 2017.
Andar Jaya Parotua and Dessy Ratna Puspita stated that both of them together with five other students will represent Indonesia as representative student of Indonesia on the program. During the conference program the activities include workshop and Oral Presentation with the theme of Building Professional Learning Communities in Improving Science and Technology Education.
Internship in Taiwan, UNNES Student Teach Angklung
Friday, 17 November 2017 | 16:50 WIB
Student of English Literature Department of Universitas Negeri Semarang (UNNES) Muhammad Aan Khunaifi at this moment following Program Pemuda Magang Luar Negeri (PPMLN) 2017 conducted by Ministry of Youth and Sport (Kemenpora).
During his activity, Aan teaching english in Chung Yi Elementary School, Taiwan. In the school, he teach traditional instrument angklung to 90 students there. Besides angklung, Aan also introduce one of indonesian culture wich is batik.
He added, “The student there are really interested to learn angklung and batik. They were also very excited when we show them blangkon (Indonesian traditional hat) and kuda lumping (Indonesian tranidional maneukin)”.
Together with Ria Rizki Amalia, Aan become one of 137 indonesian youth sent by Indonesian government to follow an internship to various country outside Indonesia such as India, Rusia, Polland, Japan, Turkey, Taiwan, Vietnam, Thailand, Kamboja, Germany and south Africa.
Again, Two Lecturers from Faculty of Sport Sciences UNNES Become a Guest Lecturer in Malaysia
Tuesday, 14 November 2017 | 16:35 WIB
The number of lectures of Universitas Negeri Semarang (UNNES) who became a guest lecturer aboard is continuously increasing. This time two lectures of Faculty of Sport Sciences (FIK) UNNES become guest lecturer at Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) Malaysia, Sunday-Thursday (12-15 / 11).
Lecture of Department of Physical Education Health and Recreation Donny Wira Yudha Kusuma PhD share knowledge about teaching badminton technology, and Anggit Wicaksono MPd lecturer of Department of Sport Education teaching basketball technology.
Accepted by Dr Mawarni as officials of the Department of Physical Education UiTM Malaysia, the two young lecturers were also initiated cooperation between the two institutions. The cooperation that is built includes student exchange for study, and joint research in the field of Physical Education and Sport.
In addition to strengthening the reputation of International University, the Dean of Faculty of Sport Sciences Prof. Dr. Tandiyo Rahayu MPd hoped that the cooperation initiated by this new generation of FIK can provide positive benefits for UNNES and UiTM Malaysia.
Visited by Guest Lecture from Malaysia, Mathematics Department and Computer Sciences Department of UNNES Held General Lectures
Tuesday, 14 November 2017 | 14:27 WIB
Department of Mathematics and Department of Computer Sciences of Universitas Negeri Semarang (UNNES) conducted general lecturer with the guest lecture form Malaysia. The event was held under the theme of Big Data, Modeling, Computational Platform and Holistic Approaches for the Fourth Industrial Revolution, Tuesday (14/11) at D12 building, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences UNNES
The main speaker of this lectures is the Associate Professor Dr. Norma Binti Alias from Mathematics and Sciences Faculty of Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM). Currently, Prof. Norma is a researcher in Ibnu Sina Institute for Fundamental Science Stidies of UTM focused on applying basic knowledge of physics, chemistry and biology with mathematics to facilitate the advancement of local technology, engineering and material discoveries. The girl who was born in 1968 is one of active researchers with field of expertise in Parallel Computing and Numerical Analysis.
In this lectures, Prof. Norma gave a presentation related to data especially big data. She is also said that now days, mathematician can extend their relativeness cause mathematics has strong connection with technology.
Opening this event, the head of Mathematics Department of UNNES Drs. Arief Agoestanto MSi hope that the audiences of this lectures can take the advantages through the scientific presentation delivered by the expert.
(Student Staff, Ryan)
Increasing the Publication of International Journals, Lecture of Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences UNNES Conducted Discussion with Georgia Tech USA
Friday, 10 November 2017 | 10:51 WIB
Professor from Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences of Universitas Negeri Semarang (UNNES) with Georgia Tech USA held a scientific discussion (9/11) at the Dean building Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences.
The discussion was attended by Ahmet Erbil, Ph.D., Professor of Physics Georgia Tech, USA with senior lectures of Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, such as Prof. Dr. Hardi Suyitno, MPd, Prof. Dr. Nathan Hindarto, Prof. Dr. Wiyanto, MSi, Prof. Dr. Ani Rusilawati, MPd , Prof. Dr. Sutikno, ST, MT, Prof. Dr. Edy Cahyono, MSi, Prof. Dr. Sudarmin, MSi, Dr. Putut Marwoto, MS and several young doctors.
Prof Ahmet Erbil, Ph.D is one of the experts and has been a consultant in various industries in USA, Japan, and Europe. He was a chairman over 20 government-sponsored projects as well as corporations.
He has over 20 patents, published over 60 papers in reputable international journals, and presented about 80 papers at national and international conferences.
The Dean of Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, Prof. Dr. Zaenuri, SE, MSi, Akt highly appreciated the presence of Prof Ahmet Erbil, Ph.D who has shown the international minded of professors and doctors of Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences. The discussion held very productively, with alignment by Dr. Niken Subekti, SSi, MSi, International Corner Faculty of Math and Natural Sciences UNNES.
Two Students of UNNES Farewells to Rector to go to Taiwan
Wednesday, 8 November 2017 | 2:37 WIB
Two students of Universitas Negeri Semarang (UNNES) passed the selection of Youth Program Abroad (PPMLN) 2017 organized by the Ministry of Youth and Sports (Kemenpora).
They are Muhammad Aan Khunaifi and Ria Rizki Amalia, a student of English Literature, Faculty of Language and Arts UNNES.
Vice Dean for Student Affairs of Faculty of Language and Arts, Drs Syahrul Syah Sinaga MHum conveyed it to the Rector UNNES Prof. Dr. Fathur Rokhman MHum when farewell, Wednesday (08/11/2017) at the rectorate building, UNNES Campus, Sekaran Gunungpati.
Aan and Ria (their nickname) will join with another 137 delegates from all over Indonesia to various countries including India, Russia, Poland, Japan, Turkey, Taiwan, Vietnam, Thailand, Cambodia, Germany, Africa.
Aan and Ria said that the other 137 delegates will be divided into different countries, for delegates from UNNES to Taiwan along with 12 other delegates from November to December 2017.
Prof Fathur Rokhman congratulated and advised as a delegate to bring the good name of Indonesia and UNNES and extend the relationship.
Then, after returning to Indonesia, your experience will be shared with other UNNES students.
UNNES Initiate a Cooperation with Guangxi Normal University China
Friday, 27 October 2017 | 6:51 WIB
Located in the Video Conference Room, UNNES Rectorate, Semarang. Universitas Negeri Semarang (UNNES) held a discussion to start cooperation with Guangxi Normal University, China on Thursday (26/10).
From UNNES, this event was attended by Vice Rector of Cooperation Affair, Prof. Sukestiyarno PhD, Head of International Office of UNNES, Intan Permata Hapsari, MPd, along with representatives from Faculty and study programs. Meanwhile, also attended by Deputy Director of International Office, Guo Xuan Bing and Head of International Admission, Chen Xiao Han as representative of Guangxi Normal University.
In his speech, Prof. Sukestiyarno said that UNNES welcomes the cooperation that will be conducted with Guangxi from study program to each faculty. Then, he offered cooperation in the form of student exchange, staff exchange, research collaboration, and double degree program.
From Guangxi, Guo Xuan Bing stated that his university has received about 15,000 foreign students, including 200 Indonesian students. For the program that has been done, the university has been sending its students to learn the language to Asian countries, such as Thailand. In addition, they also welcome foreign students from Thailand, Indonesia, and Vietnam to learn Mandarin.
In addition to the program, Xuan Bing also offers another program, which is a scholarship for foreign students who want to study in Guangxi with an additional 1 year program to study Chinese at the university.
(Cesar Abdul, Student Staff)
Rising International Reputation, UNNES Signed Cooperation with Chung Cheng University Taiwan
Friday, 27 October 2017 | 5:48 WIB
Universitas Negeri Semarang (UNNES) is cooperating with Chung Cheng University (CCU) Taiwan. It was held with the signing of the Minutes of Meeting (MoM) and discussions related to the cooperation between the two parties on Friday (27/10), in the Senate Room of Dekanat Building of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, Campus UNNES Sekaran, Semarang.
The event was also attended by Head of International Office of UNNES, Intan Permata Hapsari, MPd, Dr. As the Expert Staff of Foreign Cooperation Ratna Dewi Kusumaningtyas giving opportunity to staff and officers from every study program as UNNES representative. Meanwhile, the CCU is represented by Professor Gary Shyi, as Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences, Prof. Marco Lin, and Prof Victoria Ro.
As the opening speaker, Dr. Ratna Dewi stated that the cooperation will be done in the field of Cognitive Science and Information Technology. From that field, he added, the offer of cooperation to be conducted by the student program, international internships, invite the professor from CCU to become guest lecturer.
From the CCU, Gary stated that the cooperation offered by the CCU itself consists of several programs, student students, international summer school invites, and scholarships at CCU.
Please note, Chung Cheng University is one of Taiwan’s best universities located in Chiyayi. The university has 8 faculty consisting of 29 majors. There are more than 12,000 students enrolled here, including 652 foreign students from different countries around the world.
(Cesar Abdul, Student Staff)
UTM Malaysia Visiting Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences UNNES
Thursday, 19 October 2017 | 5:45 WIB
Dean of Faculty of Science Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) Prof Dr Norsarahaida BT Saidina Amin, on Wednesday (18/10) conduct an audiences with all director of Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences and Head of Department in FMIPA UNNES.
The topic that have been discussed include the curriculum of credit transfer between Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences UNNES and Faculty of Sciences UTM. Besides, it is also discussed, visiting lecture/professor collaborative research and joint publication.
The meeting was attended by Prof. Fahrul Zaman Huyub PhD as the WCP of Biology Department, Faculty of Biotechnology UTM.
Dean of Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, Prof Dr Zaenuri SE MSi Akt welcoming the dean of Faculty of Sciences UTM happily and hopes that the second cooperation of both faculty will improve in the future.
UNNES Establishes Cooperation of Education with Indonesian Embassy in Kuala Lumpur
Friday, 13 October 2017 | 5:43 WIB
Rector of Universitas Negeri Semarang (UNNES) Prof Dr Fathur Rokhman MHum, signed the MoU of cooperation of education with Indonesian Embassy in Kuala Lumpur through Attache of Education and Culture, Prof Dr Ari Purbayanto MSc. The signature of the MoU is the cooperation to improve the quality of educational competence for UNNES’s student. The meeting was attended by the head of Indonesian School in Kuala Lumpur Drs Agustinus Suharto MPd as the testator. Besides the signature of the MoU, on the same occasionwas also signed the MoU between LP3 UNNES with Head of Indonesian School in Kuala Lumpur.
Prof Ari Purbayanto in his speech said that the duties and responsibilities of Attache of Education and Culture of Indonesian Embassy in Kuala Lumpur include PAUD services, primary to secondary education, and even public education and universities.
Basic education services are a major concern because of the number of Indonesian children in Malaysia who require basic education services are more than 50,000 children. From those, who have access to education about 35 thousand children. Meanwhile, higher education service is provided to 8000 Indonesian students studying in Malaysia and 1000 Open University students. We also open educational services for the community such as the A, B, C package and Open University (UT) package exam.
Through a newly signed cooperation with UNNES, the Embassy of Kuala Lumpur will be ready to assist and facilitate the implementation of basic and intermediate education cooperation through the implementation of Field Experience Practices (PPL) managed by LP3 UNNES. “Including facilitating cooperation with 5 leading universities in Malaysia (UM, UKM, USM, UPM and UTM) and Malaysian Council of Professions (MPN),” explained Prof Ari.
He added that there is an opportunity for UNNES students who are not only educational faculty to do internship program in KBRI Kuala Lumpur.
Meanwhile, UNNES Rector, Prof Fathur Rokhman expressed his gratitude to the embassy of Kuala Lumpur that provides facilities and opportunities to UNNES to improve education competence through MoU and MoA. Opportunities and international cooperation will be utilized as possible.
This is very important for UNNES in the future can become a university that excel in entering global market.
Rector of UNNES hopes that Prof Ari as Atdikbud is not only a guest lecture but also willing to be a tester in the exam of Graduate students, so that the international experience owned by Prof Ari can be contributed to improve the intellectual competence of UNNES students.
Furthermore, Prof Fathur wishes that Prof Ari as Atdikbud KBRI Kuala Lumpur can take part as a director and referral for UNNES in developing international cooperation with universities in Malaysia and with other countries.
The signing ceremony of the MoU was held at Taman Pesta Kebun Restaurant on Wednesday evening October 11, 2017. The event was attended by the leaders of UNNES, the Postgraduate Director and its staff and the UNNES management staff.
The next day, Atdikbud delivered a Public Lecture in front of 600 UNNES Graduate students. Public lecture to be delivered titled Increased competence of college graduates in the era of MEA through the development of cooperation abroad.
Continuous Encouragement for Internationalization Process by the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences
Tuesday, 10 October 2017 | 5:03 WIB
Recently, the internationalization of Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences of Universitas Negeri Semarang (UNNES) has been encouraged continuously. It includes the effort to improve the quality and competitiveness of the faculty, both in national and international scale.
Dean of Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences of UNNES Prof. Dr. Zaenuri SE MSi Akt explained that after signing the Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) between Faculty of Mathematic and Natural Sciences UNNES and Faculty of Education and Development Science, Kasetsart University of Thailand, Friday (6/10). The signing was done by the Dean of Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences and Dean of Faculty of Education and Development Science, Kasetsart University Assoc Prof. Dr. Bunjob Piromkam.
According to Prof Zaenuri, this cooperation is in line to UNNES program which has launched the year 2018 as the year of Internationalization.
Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences UNNES International Cooperation Team Dr Niken Subekti SSi MSi who accompanied Prof. Zaenuri said, Department of Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology FMIPA UNNES is ready to do transfer credit, Student exchange and internship among nations. Niken hopes that the enhancement of cooperation in Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences UNNES will be closely tied up by adding co-operation of supervisors, collaboration research, international publications.
Joint international conference, Niken added, has also been agreed with the delivery of delegates and keynote speakers on both sides.
Teachers of Queensland Learn Bahasa Indonesia and Indonesian Culture at UNNES
Thursday, 28 September 2017 | 4:23 WIB
Language is the most effective tools of communication to convey ideas, thoughts, means and purposes to others. Besides, Language is also one aspect of culture. Therefore, it is very interesting to learn language as well as to cross culture understanding. For example, Indonesian learn the language and culture of other countries or the opposite that foreigner learn Indonesian language and Indonesian culture.
This matter is the background of the cooperation between the Government of Queensland and Government of Central Java Provincial. This cooperation is realized in the “Teaching Exchange” program which is the exchange of teacher from both countries to learn the Indonesian language and culture. Indonesian teachers who study to Queensland or vice versa.
On this occasion, six Indonesian Language Teachers from Queensland are studying in Indonesia to learn Indonesian language and culture. They are Peta Elise Swan, Kym Hall, Peter Lloyd, Julia Bates, Sumadi, and Simon Brigas.
The teachers will learn about the language, batik and dance for two weeks from 25 September to 5 October 2017 at Universitas Negeri Semarang (UNNES). UNNES becomes the trusted institution to tech Indonesian language and culture.
Vice Rector of Planning and Cooperation Affair of UNNES Prof. Dr. YL Sukestiyarno PhD welcomed the group in the Rector Room of UNNES (25/9). Prof. Sukes hopes this activity can improve the relationship and companionship between the two countries. In addition, it can exchange ideas so that can improve the ability of Indonesian teaching better.
This event is also attended by the Vice Dean I of Faculty of Engineering, Head of Public Relation, Head of International Office UNNES, Government of Central Java Provincial, and others officials.
Two UNNES Lectures Deliver Presentation at Kokushikan University Japan
Thursday, 28 September 2017 | 4:20 WIB
Two Lecture from Department of Chemistry of Mathematics and Natural Science Faculty of UNNES, Jumaeri MSi and Dr F Widhi Mahatmanti MSi becomes oral speaker in the “6th International on Engineering and Innovative Materials” (ICEM 2017) at Setaga Campus, Kokushikan University, Tokyo, Japan.
Under the theme of Materials Science and Engineering, Materials properties, Measuring Methods and Applications, methodology of Research and Analysis and Modeling also Materials Manufacturing and Processing” this program held for 3 days (3-5 September 2017).
Followed by 20 countries such as Japan, China, Russia, United States, Australia, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, Philippines, Saudi Arabia with the number of participant is around 200 people. As many as 200 papers presented orally and 7 papers by poster. The conference start by the opening, presentation from 1st to 10th speakers, then continue by parallel session of presentation from 1st to 10th session.
Besides the paper presentation, two UNNES lectures also conducted opening speech about the possibility cooperation of smart material research “Carbon Nanotube” developed at Center of Nanotecnology King Abdulaziz University. Some other activities are visits to tourist attractions and visits to Museum of Science in Tokyo.
UNNES and Kasetsart University Thailand Initiates the Cooperation of International Internship Program
Thursday, 28 September 2017 | 2:30 WIB
Cooperation that has been established by Universitas Negeri Semarang (UNNES) and Kasetsart University (KU) Thailand further developed through various activities. Both universities collaborate in academics field such as credit transfer program, joint research program, international internship program and other academic cooperation.
Currently, UNNES send 3 students to joint credit transfer program at Faculty of Education and Development Science, and 15 international internship students at Kasetsart University Thailand.
As the follow up of the various partnership conducted by UNNES and Kasetsart University, the UNNES Internationalization Team, which consist Dr. Ratna Dewi Kusumaningtyas, Fidia Fibriana, M.Sc. and Ariyani Widyastuti, S.E conducted a series of activities at Kasetsart University in order to monitor and evaluate the Credit Transfer Program at Faculty of Education and Development Science (EDU-KU-KPS).
Besides, the team also conducted a pioneer of International Teaching Internship cooperation at Kasetsart University Lab School on Monday (25/9)
This visit was also conducted in the framework of promotion and socialization of UNNES Scholarship for 11 international programs UNNES in 2018.
The UNNES Internationalization Team was accepted by Assist.Prof.Naroon Waramit, Acting Assistant to the President for Academic and International Affairs Kamphaeng Saen Campus and Dr. Kulthida Nugultham, Acting Assistant to the Dean for International Affairs and Special.
In this discussion forum, the MoA of Transfer Credit between FMIPA-UNNES and EDU-KU-KPS has been finalized. In addition, the UNNES internationalization team delivered information about scholarships for foreign students for about 55 students who will be indebted by UNNES Rector Prof. Dr. Fathur Rokhman, M.Hum.d in 2018.
Santichon Islamic School Bangkok
On the second day, the internationalization team also visited Santichon Islamic School Bangkok for international class promotion. The team was very well welcomed by Prasert Mussari, President of Santichon Islamic School and Dr. Manat Boonchorn, Director of Santichon Islamic School.
After visited Santichon Islamic School, the team visited the Indonesian Embassy in Bangkok and also the Indonesian School of Bangkok Thailand on Tuesday (26/9). Team accepted by Attace of Education and Culture of Indonesian Embassy in Bangkok Prof. Mustari.
He warmly welcomed the arrival of UNNES team and also conveyed that UNNES can inform the cooperation data that has been done with institutions in Thailand.
“The MoU should also be done with Thailand schools so that bilateral cooperation between two countries can be more established through education” he added.
In addition, he also highly appreciates the scholarship offer given by UNNES to Thailand students and willing to facilitate the socialization of scholarships to schools in Thailand.
Lecture of Chemical Engineering Become the Presenter of International Conference at Imperial College London
Wednesday, 27 September 2017 | 2:24 WIB
22nd on International Conference Researches in Science & Technology (ICRST 2017), London, United Kingdom at the 8th ranked University at QS World University Rankings, which was South Kensington Campus, Imperial College London (13/9).
The conference is an international conference that centers on intellectuals for academic discussions and new research which have found by the participants, exchanging information and discussing current issues. This conference improves the development of knowledge in the field of sciences and technology. The International Academic Conference promoting the dissemination of knowledge and the development of international cross-national academic fraternity.
Participants come from various backgrounds and countries such as USA, Indonesia, Saudi Arabia, Nigeria, India, Turkey, Algeria, Malaysia, France, Colombia, Poland, Maroco, Iran, Pakistan, and Egypt. Participants who was invited is the one who have been declared passed the selection stage of the paper conducted by the reviewer team and get a statement received for the conference.
One of the lecturers of Chemical Engineering is Dr. Wara Dyah Pita Rengga ST MT, representing the Faculty of Engineering who presented his paper entitled Adsorption / Oxidation of Formaldehyde by Silver Nano-particles attached on Activated Carbon.
At the event, she explained the reduction in the amount of formaldehyde (harmful pollutants causing nasopharyngeal cancer) by means of formaldehyde absorption and the release of CO2 on activated carbon modified silver nanoparticles.
Dean of Faculty of Engineering Dr. Nur Qudus MT convey, “I feel proud and pleased with the activities associated with UNNES that are determined to develop themselves into the home of science developers of superior civilization
Seminar of ICETVESS Malaysia, A Model of Excellent Cooperation with Foreign Institution
Monday, 4 September 2017 | 5:21 WIB
Model of cooperation between Universitas Negeri Semarang and Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris (UPSI) is an excellent cooperation. This cooperation is comprehensive, applicable, and beneficial to both institutions. One of the evidence to the excellence of this collaboration is the existence of ICETVESS (International Conference on Engineering Technology, Vocational Education and Social Science) 2017 at Tanjung Malim Malaysia, 29th – 30th of August 2017. ICETVESS is a collaborative seminar organized by two institutions from different countries.
Rector of UNNES, Prof. Dr. Fathur Rokhman, M.Hum explained that the trend of cooperation with overseas partners must be applicable. There should be no overseas trips merely becoming an exploratory course. The assessment should be accompanied by academic activities that can be done with partners. All of the cooperation should focus on productive activities. Moreover, in ICETVESS 2017, the committee provided an opportunity for the best article presenters to publish their paper with SCOPUS index. “The Emerging trends of TVET and Social Sciences in Asia Pacific Countries” is the theme of ICETVESS this year, and UNNES sent 43 presenters consisting of lecturers and students.
Not only that, ICETVESS is also accompanied by other activities to support the internationalization of UNNES. The supporting activities which were held by UNNES and UPSI are: Joint Clinic Manuscript UPSI-LP2M UNNES, Visiting Lecturers of UPSI at FT UNNES and discussion of MoU Credit Transfer of Civil Engineering, Family Welfare Education Study Program of UNNES, and FPTV of UPSI. Rector of UNNES becomes Keynote Speaker at UPSI. The UNNES Cooperation Team discussed the cooperation with the Embassy in Kuala Lumpur. Another productive activities were: visiting Indonesian School in Kuala Lumpur, Initiation of Joint Student Conference 2018 UNNES-UiTM-UTeM at UTem Campus, The signing of MoU of Department of Civil Engineering FT UNNES with INDUSTRIALISED BUILDING SYSTEM (IBS) Malaysia, monitoring of International Teaching Internship, and the Discussion between UNNES and UPSI Publisher. The Vice Rector became guest lecturer at Faculty of Language and Communication UPSI.
Vice Rector of Academic Affair, Prof. Dr. Rustono, M.Hum., expressed his appreciation to UPSI who has collaborated to host the event. Staff for Foreign Collaboration of UNNES, Dr. Ratna Dewi Kusumaningtyas, as the coordinator of the event expressed her gratitude due to the success of the program without any significant obstacle.
(Ryan, Student Staff)
To Increase International Publication, UNNES – UPSI Malaysia held Joint Manuscript Clinic Workshop
Thursday, 10 August 2017 | 6:46 WIB
Cooperating with Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris (UPSI) Malaysia, Universitas Negeri Semarang (UNNES) held Workshop Joint Manuscript on Monday (07/8) at LP2M building, Sekaran campus, Gunungpati. This event presented Prof. Dr. Totok Sumaryanto F MPd, for opening the event, and Prof. Dr. Mohamed Nor Azhari Azman, as the main speaker.
In this workshop, Prof Azman gave t ips on publishing scientific journal indexed ISI / Scopus. He stated that academics need to improve their h-index to make their journals more valid.
In other hand, he added that improving the use of online journal can also be done by uploading journal on academic website. Some of websites that he recommended are google scholar, academia, etc.
Furthermore, the use and the publication of online journal will be useful for academician, development of science, improvement of academic quality, or increasing campus’ accreditation.
UNNES Lecturer Collaborate with UKM Malaysia to Conduct Academic Research
Thursday, 20 July 2017 | 2:21 WIB
Researcher team of Faculty of Natural Science and Mathematics collaborate researchers from Education Faculty of Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) focusing on learning strategy and the arrangement of mathematics learning handout based on coastal culture. From 15th July to 18th July 2017, the teams led by Prof Dr Hardi Suyitno MPd did sequences of discussion to UKM team, led by Prof Dr Effandi Zakaria, to complete the result and follow up of the research. The Indonesian team was welcomed by the Dean of Education Faculty of UKM.
The Dean of Faculty of Natural Science and Mathematics, Prof Zaenuri SE MSi Akt, as the member of the team stated that the result of this collaborative research will be continued with joint publication in international journal. It is in line to UNNES’ milestone of reputation improvement (2017) and internationalization (2018).
Institutionally, this collaborative research became the gate of other activities, including sit in, visiting professor, visiting lecturer, or PCM (project science mathematics). The perspective of the dean was fully supported by the other members, Prof Dr Totok Sumaryanto F MPd, Drs Amin Suyitno MPd, and Endang Sugiharti SSi MKom.
Collaboration of UNNES and Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia in Conducting Seminar and Cultural Exchange
Tuesday, 11 July 2017 | 2:23 WIB
Faculty of Social Science of UNNES and Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia collaborate in holding Conference and Cross Cultural event in Tuesday (11/7) in C7 Building, UNNES. Themed as “The Role of College Students in Shaping Their Personality”, this event includes seminar and cultural exchange from Indonesia and Malaysia.
The Dean of Faculty of Social Science of UNNES, Drs Solehatul Mustafa, MA state that this cooperation is in line to what the rector of UNNES said. That is, to strengthen our connection with university from ASEAN. He hoped that this program will strengthen the relationship of both respective university in the future.
Prof Dr Fazilah Idris as the supervisor of UKM students said that this student mobility program is established to teach UKM students how to held an event with abroad university. She added that the selection of UNNES as partner university was because this university has made a strong connection from the past.
The event was continued by the signing of Minutes of Meeting between UNNES and UKM. After that, the program is followed by seminar with the materials from both university representatives; Zulkifli Zainudin from UKM and Nuriyanti from UNNES.
There were 16 delegation from UKM consists of three lecturers, Dr Rosilah, Dr Wahiza Wahi, and Dr Fazilah Idris.
Meanwhile, the 13 students from UKM are Zulkifli Zainuddin, Zulkifli Muslim, Haikal Iznan, Izwan Hazwani Binti Jaiz, Nurul Athirah Abdul Razak, Nor Akma Izzmi Binti Mohd Rozali, Ainul Izzati Binti Rosli, Nur Syazwani Fitriah Mohd Shahimi, Muhammad Syazwan Bin Sulaiman, Nur ‘Aina Fariha Binti Hj Talib, Mohammad Saadon Haron, Zahid Mohd Shukon, and Mohd Hairul Izwan Bin Mohd Kaskan. (Cesar, Student Staff)
Two Students of UNNES Deliver Presentation in Italy
Wednesday, 21 June 2017 | 3:45 WIB
Two students of Universitas Negeri Semarang (UNNES) represent indonesia to have presentation and collaboration with Italian youth. They will represent and collaborate with Dejavato Foundation related to Eramus+ through European Voluntary Service program in 13 June 2017.
They are Afifa Setya Himawati student of Mathematics Education, Faculty of Mathematics and Science and Alam Aulia Denaya students of Non-Formal Education, Faculty of Education.
Beside promoting Indonesia, Aulia said she also want to presenting about culture, education, and also UNNES. Besides delivering presentation, Aulia also have city tour and cultural event.
When welcoming the students, Rector of Universitas Negeri Semarang Prof Dr Fathur Rokhman MHum said that he is really appreciating the students who have an achievement. Monday (15/5) at rectorate Sekaran Gunungpati Campuses.
UNNES will always facilitate the students who have achievements and students should sacrifice achievement to promote the country or institution.
Student of Economic Faculty of UNNES becomes a Delegation in Macau
Tuesday, 20 June 2017 | 3:45 WIB
Students of bilingual class of Accounting Education UNNES was selected to joining International Workcamp in Macau. Uswatun Hasanah, a student in second semester will do a project with 15 international volunteer from Macau, Jepang, Taiwan, China, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, Korea, Cambodia, Philippines and some other country from around the world under the theme of “Macau International Workcamp 2017: The Feast of Na-Tcha in the Historic Centre of Macau.”
These 10 days project will be start on 6-16 June 2017 with the funding is from Associacao de Nova Juventude Chinesa de Macau. This year, the focus of the activities is about preserving traditional culture and promoting cultural heritage through sequences of events such as workshop, seminar, press conference, cleaning the city, cultural heritage touring and participate in the cultural pride. Thus, it provides an excellent opportunity for the youth generation to get to know the diverse cultures, experience the unique “East meets west” culture while working with the local community. As the youngest participant in this event, Uswatun has prepared well. In the workshop session, Uswatun will present research about “Jepara Kota Ukir” as one way to preserve local culture and she will perform the traditional dance “Maumere” in the cultural pride.
The project is in line with the university’s vision of conservation value, one of it is cultural preservation. According to Sandy Arief, SPd MSc as Bilingual / International Program Coordinator said that Uswatun will be good unnes ambassador in Macau. She is ready to participate in this activity after following ‘pre-departure orientation’ organized by bilingual / international class team. This success story adds another great achievement made by bilingual / international class students. In early May 2017, Sari Lestari and Puji Novita Sari were selected as the third winner of the Best Paper category at the International Students Discussion Forum 2017 held at SWCU Salatiga. Upon returning from Macau, Uswatun will share her experience on “IUP talks” for all bilingual class students.
To Strengthen the Reputation, UNNES Rector to Audience Education and Culture Attaché of Indonesian Embassy in Singapore
Friday, 31 March 2017 | 4:55 WIB
After signing the Memorandum of Understanding between the Rector of Universitas Negeri Smarang (UNNES) Prof Dr Fathur Rokhman MHum and the Ambassador of Republic Indonesia in Singapore, I Gede Ngurah Swajaya on Thursday, March 30 at UNNES, Education and Culture Attaché of Indonesian Embassy in Singapore did the audience with the rector of UNNES in UNNES campus, Gunungpati on Friday (31/3).
Attaché for Education and Culture of the Indonesian Embassy in Singapore, Prof. Dr. Ir Aisyah Endah Palupi MPd conveyed the scope of the Memorandum of Understanding. It includes the development of three main points of higher education and improving the quality of human resources, science, and technology. The implementation of those values will be bridged by Attaché of Indonesian Embassy in Singapore.
The implemented activities could be overseas teaching internship of UNNES’s students in Singapore’s Indonesian School, internships, or even community service.
Teaching internship is very important to train students to apply their knowledge in the real situation, either teaching activities or non-teaching activities to become professional workers.
In addition, the Attaché of Indonesian Embassy also offered an opportunity for UNNES’s lectures to conduct Joint Research with University in Singapore.
UNNES’ Rector, Prof. Fathur Rokhman, explained that college should increase the capacity of human resources. In addition, college should make a good cooperation with other institutions for the sake of developing innovation and global competition.
UNNES competes with the other university in the world. This competition makes the conservation university has the same position with the other ones
Overseas teaching internship focuses on students in 10 international programs that has been initiated, which consequently will not make them have culture and language barriers. Hopefully, this expansion of international cooperation can enhance UNNES’ reputation.
Thailand Students to Join Sports Students Exchange in UNNES
Friday, 24 March 2017 | 4:10 WIB
14 students from Physical Education and Public Health department of 3 universities in Thailand are joining Sports Students Exchange (SSE) in Universitas Negeri Semarang (UNNES). This program will be held in 2 weeks starting from Monday (20/3).
These students are Kawin Bosuwan, Tanaphat Chueathai, Somrak Kanthasak, Kawinpat Achirasiraroj, and Apichaya Wisaphan Ku from Kasertsart University ; Yothakan Lret Jaroensawat, Thipaya Hoisakul, Kanwara Soisirikul and Disayapong Reeruck from Srinakharinwirot University; and Chutarat Thanchonnang, Khajohn Intisan, Dteesarak Srisonde, Kittiya Sodawat, and Arnon Viriyapattananukul from Masarakham University.
In joining SSE, The students will have a sit in program to the bilingual class of Sports Teaching Department of UNNES and the International class of Public Health Department. Besides, they will also attend FIK goes to public program and have city tours focusing of famous recreational objects in Semarang and Central Java.
Accompanied by Vice Rector of Planning and Cooperation of UNNES, Prof YL Sukestiyarno MS PhD, Dean of Faculty of Sports of UNNES Prof Dr Tandiyo Rahayu, and the Head of International Office UNNES, Intan Permata Hapsari SPd MPd, they were warmly welcomed by the Rector of UNNES, Prof Dr Fathur Rokhman in the rector room of Sekaran Campus, Gunungpati, Friday (24/3).
In his welcoming speech, Prof Fathur Rokhman leave a message to the students to enjoy all of their programs starting from the sit in and going around the city.
The rector added that after they go back to Thailand, they should say to their friends that UNNES is one of the best universities in Indonesia.
Indonesian Language Department of UNNES to Cooperate with Two Universities from Netherlands
Friday, 3 March 2017 | 0:37 WIB
Indonesian Language Department of Faculty of Language and Art of Universitas Negeri Semarang signed an agreement with Leiden University and Utrecht University, two leading universities in the Netherlands, on Friday (3/3). The signature was given by the Head of Indonesian Langguage Department, Dr Haryadi M.Pd, Wikker Jansen from Leiden University, and RW Timmermans from Utrecht University.
The cooperation of the universities focuses on Teaching Indonesian Language for Foreigners (BIPA).
As countries with the long-term historical relationship, Indonesian and Dutch are closely related. This relationship has made Indonesian language become one of the most popular languages in Netherland.
The Head of Indonesian Literature program, Uum Qomariyah SS MHum, said, Indonesian language is one of ten the most popular languages in the world. Indonesian language enthusiasts are increasing time to time. Indonesian language majors have also been opened in a number of countries.
Meanwhile, Vice Dean of Academic Field of Faculty fo Language and Arts, Prof Dr M Jazuli, hope that the cooperation in BIPA’s imlementation can trigger academic relations of citizens across the borders. He encouraged the students to build the widest possible academic range.
UiTM Students to Visit Visual Communication Design Department of UNNES
Thursday, 23 February 2017 | 4:08 WIB
Three students of Universiti Teknologi Malaya (UiTM) who join Internasional Internship in Suara Merdeka, Semarang, visited the Visual Communication Design Departmnent of Universitas Negeri Semarang, Tuesday (21/2). Those three students of Graphical Technique programs are Izzudin bin Sunar, Ikhwan bin Zari, and Amir Hamzah bin Muhamed. The students who were accompanied by the Operational Manager of Suara Merdeka, Adi Susanto PhD, were welcomed by the head of Internasional Office of Univeritas Negeri Semarang, Intan Permata Hapsari SPd, MPd.
Adi, the supervisor and the initiator of Internasional Internship program, explained that the program was aimed to prepare last year students to face the job field. Besides, they also experienced a comparative study in UNNES to show that Visual Communication Design Department in Indonesia is not inferior to the same department in Malaysia.
FMIPA UNNES to Collaborate with Hiroshima University, Japan
Thursday, 9 February 2017 | 2:25 WIB
Despite of 2 degree celcius environment, the group of exchange students from FMIPA UNNES were still motivated to do sit in program in Hiroshima University. The international collaboration between both FMIPA UNNES and Hiroshima University is prioritized not only for sit in program for students, but also for visiting professor, joint collaboration research, and guest lecture. As the representative of International Office FMIPA, Dr. Niken Subekti mediated the deal between both parties in the agreement and signed the Meeting of Minute (MoM) and Letter of Understanding (LoU) at 9th February 2017 on 9.00 WIB. Prof. Takuya Baba, Dean of Graduate School for International Development and Cooperation ( IDEC) Hiroshima University, warmly welcomed the current partnership between Hiroshima University and FMIPA of Universitas Negeri Semarang (UNNES). As the head of the group, Prof. Dr. Zaenuri as the Dean of FMIPA UNNES stated that he will support all lecturers and students of FMIPA who want to develop their career internationally.
Unisel Students Visit Engineering Faculty of UNNES
Wednesday, 18 January 2017 | 1:13 WIB
Four students from University of Selangor (Unisel) and one from Islamic University of Selangor visited the Engineering Faculty of Universitas Negeri Semarang (UNNES) on Tuesday (17/1).
They are the members of Community Network (COMNET) of Unisel who came under the program of Kembara Mahasiswa Bitara. One of Unisel students, Muhammad Amin stated that one of their program’s purposes is to develop their network and widen their friendship.
Besides, they also wanted to share their ideas and do collective activitied with UNNES’ students in Sekaran.
They were welcomed by the Dean of Engineering Faculty, Dr Nur Qudus MT, Dean of Students’ Affair from the Engineering Faculty, Dr Wirawan Sumbodo, MT, and the coordinator of Foreign Affairs, Intan Permatahapsari, S.Pd., M.Pd.
Dr Nur Qudus stated that he supported this program as the way to develop and motivate the students from Engineering Faculty to study abroad.
Attending Joint Degree, Six UNNES Students Attend College in Japan
Friday, 11 November 2016 | 9:21 WIB
Six students of Japanese Language Education, Semarang State University (UNNES) headed to Japan to attend college for two semesters at Seifu Institute of Information Technology, Osaka, Japan. They went there supported by a joint degree scheme.
Not only to study, they were also scheduled to practice teaching in junior and senior high schools in Osaka Seifu Group.
They departed on Tuesday (4/10), accompanied by lecturers Japanese Ai Sumirah Setiyawati.
Ten Darmasiswa Students to Study Batik and Bahasa in UNNES
Monday, 26 September 2016 | 8:45 WIB
Rector of Universitas Negeri Semarang recently welcomed 10 students of Darmasiswa Republik Indonesia Program. The students were Keisuke Yoshizaki (Japan), Daniela Ficova (Slovakia), Johanna Ernst (Germany), Ankita Chakraborty (India), Choi Jihye (South Korea), Lee Joeseb (South Korea), Tran Le Minh Thao (Vietnam), Randrianirina Linjo (Madagascar), Ramiandrarinirin A. Riantsoa (Madagascar), Tanjonirina Hasina Jhonny (Madagascar).
The coordinator of Darmasiswa program in UNNES, Yusro Edy Nugroho, reported that those ten students would be assisted by Indonesian buddies called “Sahabat Darmasiswa”. Meanwhile, rector of Universitas Negeri Semarang, Prof. Fathur Rokhman, stated that those students would study in UNNES for teh period of one year (2 semesters). They would learn Bahasa Indonesia and Indonesian culture including batik, traditional dance, painting, karawitan, and keroncong singing. In UNNES, they will not only learn the theory of those materials but also directly experience the practice.
UNNES Student Studies at Sichuan Normal University Chengdu, China
Sunday, 18 September 2016 | 16:32 WIB
A student of Semarang State University (UNNES) conducts joint lectures degree at Sichuan Normal University Chengdu, China. She is Almira Agwinanda who studies Chinese Language Teaching of the Faculty of Languages and Arts. She will follow lectures in undergraduate classes during the second half semester and has departed on Friday, September 16, 2016. Besides joining lectures, she will also be performing Teaching Practice while introducing Indonesia to China.
10 UNNES Students Teaching-Practice in Vietnam
Friday, 9 September 2016 | 14:15 WIB
A total of 10 students of Semarang State University (UNNES) attend international teaching practice (PPL Among Nations) in Vietnam. They have been up in Hanoi since Wednesday (7/9) and ready to go to classes at four different schools.
The teaching practice is planned to last for two months. The students will teach in Nghia Tan Primary School, Pascal Secondary School, Primary School and Phu Thuong Nguyen Tat Thanh Junior and Senior High School.
Vice Rector of Planning and Cooperation, Prof. Dr. Sukestiyarno PhD precipitated the students together along with the Chairman of Education and Profession Developer, Dr Abdurrahman MPd, as well as a representative from Dejavato Foundation, Sigit Raharjo.
During the teaching practice, the students are demanded to practice the theory of education and teaching that they have obtained during their study. In addition, they must also be able to conduct research and development, to adapt, and to serve the community.
According to Prof. Sukestiyarno, these three demands are a benchmark for the success of this international teaching practice program in harmony with the tri dharma college so as to create qualified students.
The ten students participating in the international teaching practice in Vietnam are Aan Priyanto (Physical Sciences Teaching), Fiki Kusuma Astuti (Chemistry Teaching), Avesenna Mauludi (Sports Teaching), Pramaishella Saraswati, Rimba Kusumawardani (Elementary School Teaching), Afifa Setya H., Nurseto Dwi N., Ristya Nur S. (Mathematics Teaching), Elsa S. Tarin (Sports Teaching), and M. Najibulloh Faozi (Counselling).
UNNES signed MoU with Waku Pro Science Project Hiroshima, Japan
Friday, 9 September 2016 | 14:10 WIB
Semarang State University (UNNES) keeps striving on its purpose to become a world class conservation university. Rector of Universitas Negeri Semarang, Prof. Dr. Fathur Rokhman, M.Hum., signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with a research institution based in Hiroshima Japan, Waku Pro Science Project Hiroshima, represented by its chairman, Profesor Hayashi Takehiro, Tuesday (30/8) in Kampus UNNES Sekaran Gunungpati Semarang.
The collaboration covers a number of programs including exchange of researchers, joint research, international publication, exchange of information, and exchange of research materials.
Waku Pro Science Project is a research center under a consortium of a number of universities in Hiroshima Perfecture, such as Hiroshima University, Hijiyama University, and Hiroshima Perfecture University which was established in 2003. The funding for the institution mainly comes from Mazda Corporation, an excellent automobile company in Japan.
In Japan, Waku Pro Science Project has been actively working on research-based community service. One of its featured programs which has been running for decades in Hiroshima University is “Professor Goes to School” in which the university, Mazda Corporation and the government of Hiroshima collaborate in facilitating professors in science to teach in the schools with special needs according to the data from the Education Agency of Hiroshima.
Professor Hayashi Takehiro stated that, he usually teach in at least 10 elementary and middle schools around Hiroshima in one academic year in which the teachers get involved in the process of teaching and learning which often followed by discussion on enhancing the quality of learning process and result (in-service-teacher-training). In 2015, the learning topic was the education of landslide mitigation which was integrated with science subject in elementary and middle schools. It was conducted in response to the landslide which hit Hiroshima in 2014 and caused no less than 70 casualties.
Rector of UNNES confirmed that the very first implementation of the MoU would be the “Overseas Academic Lecture” which would present Professor Hayashi Takehiro in a guest lecture before more than 150 students in the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences on Tuesday (30/8). It will be followed by inviting Waku Pro researchers from Japan as guest lecturers in UNNES for one year in 2017.
UNNES to Strengthen Joint Research with USSH Vietnam
Friday, 9 September 2016 | 14:00 WIB
The Faculty of Social Sciences, Universitas Negeri Semarang, and the Faculty of History, University of Social Sciences and Humanities (USSH), Vietnam National University Ho Chi Minh City, agreed to cooperate on the three values of higher education (education, research, and community service).
The agreement has been set out in a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed in USSH Campus, Ho Chi Minh City on Tuesday (28/7). The MoU was signed by the Dean of the Faculty of History USSH, Assoc. Prof. Nguyen Ngoc Dung, Ph.D. dan the Head of the Department of History, Faculty of Social Sciences UNNES, Dr. Hamdan Tri Atmaja, M.Pd.
As a part of Vietnam National University system in Ho Chi Minh, USSH has been established since 1955. Currently, USSH has 28 faculties, one of which is the Faculty of History. USSH also has Faculty of Oriental Studies which organizes the Department of Indonesian Studies.
A group of 18 lecturers and employees as the representatives from the Department of History, Faculty of Social Sciences, UNNES was welcomed by the Vice Rector of USSA Nguyen Khac Canh. He expected that UNNES would become a strategic partner in building understanding across the South East Asian nations in response to the ASEAN Economic Community. In the introduction section, USSH’s representatives expressed their appreciation towards UNNES’ vision as a conservation university presented by Dr. YYFR Sunardjan.
After the MoU signing, both parties discussed the details of the cooperation which resulted on three main pints. Firstly, both parties agreed to strengthen their joint research in a form of comparative history between Indonesia and Vietnam. Secondly, both parties agreed to conduct visiting lecturers as an attempt to enhance human resource quality. Lastly, both parties agreed to enhance the quality of scientific publication, especially in making Paramita an internationally accredited journal.
40 UNNES Students Field-Practice to Six Different Countries
Wednesday, 10 August 2016 | 7:49 WIB
A total of 40 students of Semarang State University (UNNES) from various faculties will be doing International Field Experience Practice Program (PPL Among Nations).
All of the students will be going to five different countries: 2 students to Belgium, 2 students to France, 6 students to Taiwan, 10 students to Thailand, 10 students to Vietnam, and 10 students to Malaysia.
UNNES Rector Prof Dr Fathur Rokhman MHum expressed his appreciation for the PPL Among Nations program. “This program is a step forward in accordance with UNNES’ vision on conservation and international reputation,” said Rector.
Rector also noted, UNNES has been recognized internationally, proven by today’s release of students of PPL Among Nations to several institutions over the world.
“You are all ambassadors of Indonesia, specifically from UNNES, and have the responsibility to guard our country’s reputation in where you will be field-practicing. Most importantly you should not join in politics and just focus on studying,” Rector instructs the students.
Head of UNNES PPL Center Drs Bambang Priyono MPd conveys, students of PPL Among Nations have previously attended a series of training including the training to improve their English language skill. The students will perform varied PPL durations, some will spend 2 months, 6 months and 10 months.
Embarkation will begin on August 15 to Thailand, Vietnam and Taiwan; on September 5 to Belgium; and on September 1 and November 1 to France.
Attended University President Forum, UNNES extended a Collaboration with UTM
Wednesday, 10 August 2016 | 7:27 WIB
A total of 59 universities from 18 countries gathered together in a cooperation forum in Malaysia, on 8-10 August 2016. In the event titled University President Forum (UPF), Semarang State University (UNNES) agreed to extend a collaboration with Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM).
The deal of extended cooperation will be realized by agreeing to send 20 of UNNES students to attend sit-in classes at UTM in October 2016.
Not only that, there will also be a credit transfer program for students in 2017. UNNES and UTM also agreed on a collaboration with several programs such as guest-lecturer scheme, faculty exchange, research collaboration and joint publication.
To unnes.ac.id, Advisor to Rector for Planning and Cooperation reported that the UPF will last until Wednesday (10/8).
UPF was opened by the Dean of UTM’s Faculty of Science. The participants would then follow various workshops, including discuss rankings.
On the second day, the delegations followed the presentation of the Keynote Speakers on Innovation for Nation Building (Korea), Technical Vocational Education Technology for Developing Country (Malaysia), Promoting Green Technology (Indonesia), Best Practice for Accelerating Innovation (Japan), and Sustainable Development (English).
The event will conclude with the launch of the Asia Network Technological University (ATU Network).
UNNES and Hiroshima University Signed LoU for Students Exchange Program
Wednesday, 10 August 2016 | 7:13 WIB
During the visit to Hiroshima University on July 17-23, 2016, UNNES representatives are opening more collaboration opportunities between both institutions. Corresponding to the most recent discussion on exchange program from both universities’ students, UNNES and Hiroshima University has agreed to put the agreement on a mutual consent of Letter of Understanding (LoU) on International Development and Cooperation (IDEC).
The LoU covers a number of objectives, namely sit in program (trial class in master program), opportunity for UNNES graduates to enroll 5 year Taoyaka Ph.D> program of Hiroshima University, and opportunity for UNNES graduates to enroll 5 Year Phoenix Ph.D. Program of Hiroshima University.
Both universities expect that the program and cooperation would be sustainable for future.
UNNES Students and Lecturers to Strengthen Collaboration with Hiroshima University, Japan
Wednesday, 10 August 2016 | 7:11 WIB
A group of 15 students from the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, Semarang State University is visiting Hiroshima University, Japan on July 17-23, 2016. The students come different departments, namely Chemistry, Biology, Physics, Mathematics and Computer Science Department.
Along with those students, 16 professors and doctors are being sent to seek for a wider collaboration opportunities between Semarang State University and Hiroshima University. Both institutions are working on designing internship program, lecturers exchange program, students exchange program, collaborative research, and collaborative conference.
Moreover, both institutions are planning to develop collaborative workshop and sandwich program. The students are also expected to be accepted for further study in both universities.
The Rector of Semarang State University, Prof. Dr. Fathur Rokhman, stated that collaboration with Hiroshima University is important to strengthen UNNES as a house of knowledge. Collaboration with world leading institutions is expected to ensure the development of knowledge.
“Students and lecturers are expected to learn the education system and practice in Japan to further develop it in Indonesia according to the national context of Indonesia,” Rector said.
“Bule on The Loose”, Experiencing The Village Life Style
Wednesday, 10 August 2016 | 7:09 WIB
What is it like to live in a village in Indonesia?
Indonesia is known with its beautiful landscape and the warmth of its people, which made Angela Arunarsirakul, David MacMurtrie, Martha Kupsch and Abhner Odreman wanted to experience how is it like to live in Indonesia especially live in the village.
Along with Unnes’s International Office members, these four Bule got the chance to visit Cepoko and Kandri Tourist Village to experience village life style.
Started with fruit picking in Cepoko, the four Bule harvested some tropical fruits such as Guava and one of Indonesia signature fruit, Klengkeng. Later, they continued their activities to Kandri to feed fishes and cows followed by harvesting catfish. In the afternoon, they went to Tambak lorok for mangrove planting over Semarang Coast. The day is finished with having home made seafoods as dinner.
“I am so glad that Unnes gave me this opportunity to experience the village life style which I thing It is the best way to discover more about Indonesia and I wo uld love to do it all again” said Martha Kupsch.
“It is challenging to be on the boat to plant the mangrove trees because I have never done that before” said Abhner using Bahasa Indonesia.
Performed Pencak Silat, The SSE Students Batch 6 Awed The Audience
Wednesday, 10 August 2016 | 7:07 WIB
As the conservation university, Unnes keeps trying to introduce local cultures such as Javanese Dance, Batik and Gamelan to the world. Other than those mentioned cultures, Unnes has been introducing the beauty and art of Pencak Silat through the Sport Student Exchange Program (SSE).
On Friday (24/6) the Sport faculty held The Farewell Party of SSE Batch 6 which was attended by The Dean of Sport Faculty, The Expert Staff of the Vice rector IV, Pak Tri and also The Head of International Affairs of Mahasarakham University Thailand, Dr. Chairat Choosakul.
During the farewell Party, the Thai students from Mahasarakham and Srinakarinwirot University got the chance to wear Pencak Silat attire and perform Pencak Silat. They also performed the Poco Poco dance which was really entertaining.
Bu Tandiyo said that she is personally very impressed with the Pencak Silat performance. She added that this would be impossible without the help and hardwork from the lecturers and trainers.
Tonnis match with Mahasarakham University and Srinakharinwirot University
Wednesday, 10 August 2016 | 7:04 WIB
On Thursday (23/6) Unnes held friendly Tonnis match with Mahasarakham University and Srinakharinwirot University Thailand.
The particpants of the match are Unnes’s Sport students and Thailand students from both University which are enrolled as the students of the Sport Student Exchange program batch 6. Learned Tonnis for weeks, the Thai students performed well and able to compete with local students.
“This match is designed to introduce Tonnis as new sport to the world, especially to our partner universities” said Tri. He added that this match is also the real implementation of Unnes’s vision to be Conservation Based International University
Later the winner of the competition will be announced during the farewell party of Sport Student exchange Batch 6 at Unnes’s Sport Faculty.
Darmasiswa Students of Unnes went to Blora for Community Service
Wednesday, 10 August 2016 | 6:54 WIB
Darmasiswa Students of Unnes went to Blora for community service at Desa Kemiri, Kecamatan Jepon (5/6). Organized by Pemuda Karang Taruna, Darmasiswa students came to several elementary schools to give a broad knowledge about English and cross cultural understanding.
“We called this program as English and Fun Workshop, there is no other purpose except to encourage students at elementary and junior high schools to learn English”, said Wahyu Junianto as the head committee.
In addition, Darmasiswa students also attended workshops about local culture at Balai Desa Jepon on the same day. Some children performed the traditional dance and Darmasiswa students also had the chance to learn Barong Dance with the local folks.
At last, they did a city tour around Blora and tried the local beverages such as Es Jati and Dumbeg.
University of Auckland Strengthens its Bond with UNNES
Tuesday, 8 March 2016 | 5:13 WIB
Prof. John Hope from University of Auckland (UOA) visits UNNES to talk on the importance of Internationalisation of Higher Education. He states that UNNES and UOA have worked together for quite some time and this collaboration must be maintained for the quality improvement of both universities. A number of UNNES lecturers and students have studied or are currently studying at UOA. This is a good start in his opinion.
Prof. Sukestiyarno, the Vice Rector for Planning and Collaboration, echoes Prof. Hope enthusiasm. He believes that this collaboration can be upgraded to higher level including but not limited to double degree program and research collaboration.
This presentation is attended by UNNES collaboration department and representatives from all faculties at UNNES.
UNNES to Collaborate with Technological Giant
Monday, 7 March 2016 | 2:17 WIB
Within the soaring development of digital technology, universities are expected to keep up with the unprecedented technological advancement in human history. UNNES takes on this challenge by accepting collaboration offer from Huawei, one of the most successful technological ventures in the world. In the next three years, UNNES and the technological giant agree to build ‘smart campus’ concept using the combination of resources from both institutions.
UNNES Rector, Prof. Fathur Rokhman, regards this oppurtunity as a breakthrough for UNNES to accelerate its innovation trajectory. He signed the Memorandum of Understanding with the company, Thursday March, 3, 2016 at the company’s headquarter in Shenzhen, China. He hopes that this agreement will bring benefits for UNNES and the partner.
Singing the same tune, Enterprise Business Group Vice President of the Venture, Mr. Dong Wu, states that this collaboration is based on the fact that the Information Technology (IT) development at UNNES has been growing in a fast pace. “Faster than most of Indonesian Universities’,” he adds. During the effective date of the agreement, the company will send its experts to Indonesia to share its IT latest solution to its Indonesian counterparts.
This collaboration is both important and unique. It is important because universities are now demanded by government and students to optimise their IT capacity both for academic service and decision support system (DSS). The uniquenes comes from the fact that UNNES was once a teacher institution but now it has turned into a more broad range university with excellent IT capability.
ICMSE 2016 Information
Thursday, 3 March 2016 | 7:58 WIB
The 3rd International Conference on Mathematics and Natural Science Education (ICMSE) 2016 will be conducted on :
Day, Date : Saturday-Sunday, 3-4 September 2016
Venue : Grasia Hotel Semarang.
This Conference is jointly organized by Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Science Semarang State University, Indonesian Chemical Society, Indonesian Physical Society, Indonesian Biology Society, Association of Computer Science Higher Education, and Indonesian Science Educator Association.
ICMSE 2016 will explore the area of “Contribution of Mathematics and Science Research for Sustainable Life in Facing Global Challenge”. Call for paper covers the scope of Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology, Physics and Computer Science. Please visit our website : http://icmseunnes.com
University Technical Malaysia Melaka Explores Cooperation with Unnes
Thursday, 3 March 2016 | 3:28 WIB
In order to strengthen cooperation in the fields of technology and economics of Faculty of Management of Technology, Universiti Teknikal Malaysia Melaka (UTeM) visited Semarang State University (Unnes).
The visit from UTeM was represented by the Dean of the Faculty of Management of Technology and Techno-entrepreneur Dr Mohd Saiful Rizal Abdul Hamid, Deputy Dean Dr Mohd Fazli bin Mohd Sam, and Pasacasarjana Director Dr Mohammed Hariri, the son of Bakri.
Delegates were accepted by the Vice Rector of Planning and Cooperation, Prof. YL Sukestiyarno MS PhD, Wednesday (2/3) at the Sekaran campus, Gunungpati.
Also attending Prof Sucihatiningsih Dian Wisika Prajanti MSi from the Faculty of Economics (FE), Vice Dean for Student Affairs (WD III) Faculty of Engineering (FT) Drs Wirawan Sumbodo MT, WD I FT, Cluster Foreign Cooperation FT and FE, Expert Staff IV and III , Secretary of Quality Assurance, Chairman of the International Office, and leaders in cooperation Unnes.
Presentation and discussion were established during the visit. In the end of the activity, the two universities agreed upon an exchange of lecturers and students in some activities. The deal will be determined in a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA), which will be conducted by both parties.
Attending an International Conference, Two UNNES Students Went to Japan
Thursday, 3 March 2016 | 3:25 WIB
Two students of the Faculty of Engineering, Semarang State University (Unnes) said goodbye to leave for Japan on Wednesday (2/3). They are Alfini Kusuma Dewi and Ami Ridowati of Chemical Engineering Department 2012.
In Japan, Alfini and Ami will present a research paper in the International Conference The 13th Hokkaido Indonesian Student Association Scientific Meeting.
Vice Dean for Student Affairs, Faculty of Engineering, Drs Wirawan Sumbodo MT who also attended the farewell meeting hoped that in Japan both students can take advantage of the activity.
“Hopefully they can get a network so that they are able to continue their study with LPDP or other scholarships,” said Wirawan.
Alfini and Ami expressed gratitude for the support from Unnes so that the opportunity to go to Japan is available.
Furthermore, Dean of the Faculty of Engineering, Dr Nur Qudus MT hoped that they can maintain the good name of Unnes and Indonesia.
“As a student of the Faculty of Engineering Unnes, they should be an example for other students,” he said. Ika Nur Amalia
Participating in a Student Exchange Program, UNNES Students Went to China
Wednesday, 2 March 2016 | 7:16 WIB
Students of Education of Family Welfare, Department of the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, State University of Semarang (Unnes), Helena Rizki Nur Islami became one of the participants chosen to participate in international student exchange. At its option, Helena went to China to attend the program.
This exchange was organized the Association Internationale des étudiants en Sciences Economiqueset Commerciales (AIESEC). Aside from Indonesia, the organization also did pertuakaran students from other countries.
In China, a girl born in Demak is scheduled to follow the projects set AISEC Guangdong University of Foreign Studies (GDUFS). Young Power GO! is one of the projects of AIESEC LC GDUFE (with based on social pendidikandan field.
During the event, Helana and other participants are taught to be independent, adaptable, and solve problems in a variety of activities, such as the exchange of culture, disability project, english corner, and a variety of other activities.
Vice Dean for Student Affairs FT Unnes Wirawan Sumbodo revealed, it encourages students to actualize themselves more broadly.
Besides Helana, recently, three other students Unnes FT has also been following the activities Professional, Engineering, Leadership, Teamwork, and Awareness Camp or PELTAC organized by Universiti Teknologi Malaysia.
Three students are Muhammad Hadi Muchlison (Architecture 2012), Jauhandri Arizal Ahmad (Automotive Engineering Education 2012) and Mohamad Adib (Mechanical Engineering Education 2013). The event has been held for six days started on 23 to 28 January 2016 for UTM, Johor Malaysia.
Four Danish Students Learn to Plant in Unnes
Wednesday, 2 March 2016 | 5:50 WIB
Unnes Rector Prof Dr Fathur Rokhman MHum welcomes four students from Denmark who will do a teaching practice in Semarang (5/2). The four students are Signe Krabbe Hansen, Camille V. Hagner, Kamille Rosenkrands, and Ann Sofie Jeppesen.
During the next two months, Signe and her three friends will do a teaching practice at Maria Regina School, Semarang. As for the subjects they teach include Mathematics and Social Sciences.
This program is a form of cooperation between Unnes with VIA University College, Denmark. Previously the two universities have done a cooperation, too, but with a different program that is Student Exchange.
Rector said that Unnes still continues to improve the academic climate and will continue to cooperate with several universities in the United States, Australia, Malaysia, Thailand and some other Asian countries.
The fourth students from Denmark were, then, invited and introduced to the art of batik in the Faculty of Engineering as well as learned to plant at Biology Tourism Garden. Furthermore, Signe, Camille, Kamille, and Ann Sofie also took the time to play tennis at the Faculty of Sport Sciences.
Rector Prof Dr Fathur Rokhman MHum hopes that a series of activities undertaken by the four Danish students were able to be continued on other occasions. “Hopefully the next four Danish student can conduct discussions and sharing with Unnes students related to academic matters,” he said. Ika Nur Amalia